[Nottingham] Problem installing Linux on Acer Aspire E15
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Sat Mar 14 11:15:56 UTC 2015
On 13/03/15 13:42, Godfrey Nix wrote:
> OK, so I have taken the plunge and selected the install option "wipe entire
> disk and reformat".>
> Woo, hoo!! I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running.
Good for you Godfrey! To defenestrate Windows is always the better way.
I should mention one current problem that your daughter will probably
encounter in due course. Current versions of Ubuntu (all breeds) have a
problem in the Wine package. Wine will not open Microsoft .msi files.
This is a bug, which has been reported and fixed. It may take a while
for the fixed package to appear - especially as a backport. This is why
I'm currently running Mint. I'm not sure, but I think the problem began
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