[SATLUG] Transitioning From Windows XP

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

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

Daniel Villarreal

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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