[SATLUG] Transitioning From Windows XP

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 06:03:24 CDT 2014


 Chris,
To better assist you, what computing tasks do you do on your computer?
What are the specifications (RAM, etc.) of your computer?

regards,
Daniel Villarreal
http://youcanlinux.org/

On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Chris Montgomery <chrisncats at gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy folks,
>
> Been a long time since I've participated in this list.
>
> I am seriously considering transitioning my computer's OS from Windows XP to
> some form of Linux. My computer is 10 years old and has been running the
> WinXP software that came installed on it but I am concerned about the
> emanate dropping of XP support by Microsoft next week. I'm thinking that my
> way forward might be to go the Linux route. My specific question is what
> might be the best way to make the transition to Linux and I am looking for
> recommendations on what Linux family to use. I've heard a lot about Ubuntu
> over the past several years but am open to other suggestions.
>
> FWIW, I ran Red Hat Linux 7.1 as my desktop system for about four months at
> the end of 2000 - early 2001 but had to migrate back to Windows. So, just
> about everything I've learned about Linux is dated and mostly forgotten.
> What say ye?
>
> Cheers.
>
> --
> Best regards,
>
> Chris Montgomery
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