jeff on 2 Feb 2008 20:21:34 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] I'm Convinced To Try Ubuntu

Bill Diehl wrote:
> OK, folks, you convinced me to try Ubuntu.

rather than installing, why not try live cd's or virtual machines?
This way you can try any Ubuntu variant or whatver else you want.

> derivative of Ubuntu - I just don't want unnecessary clutter and 
> overhead on my computer 

if it's any consolation, I find XP to be too cluttered, with too much 
overhead.  I use Xubuntu even though I have lotsa horsepower.  Tried kde 
but it bothers me.

The only problem I see is that XFCE isn't as tightly integrated with 
Ubuntu as it should be.  That aside, it's running on all of my machines 
at home and work, plus a laptop.  The only exception is one trial of 

> if/when I really get stuck on something - right folks?

I sure hope so.  Maybe I'll get a chance to give back....

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