[jhb_airlines] Re: Was: Unsolicited Effect - now Idiot's guide to Linux

  • From: Kev Townsend <175@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 14:15:16 +0000

I am moving house in the new year, which heralds a re-build.
Could you add me to the "Linux List"

Thanks

Kev T

On 12/19/2006 16:59:14, Mike Lucas (mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> I have replied to
> Peter's questions about Linux, below, off-list.  If
> anyone else is considering trying Linux and would this 'Idiot's Guide'
>
> please let me know and I will send you a copy.
>
> Mike L
>
> Peter Dodds wrote:
> > I could do with a complete idiots guide to installing Linux.  Where do I
> get it for starters? Is it
> > easy to install?  How long will it take me to be up and running so that
> I can earn money in
> it's
> > environment? Can I still port documents across to Windows for my clients who won't
> move
> I'm sure
> > (the Microsoft Monoliths of the water Supply Industry). Will it network with windows machines on the > > same LAN? Where can i get lots of valuable tools, such as automatic backups, clip savers, Paintshop > > Pro? What email clients are available and do they do proper message threading? How does FS run - in > > a windows emulator? And the Vatsim connection software? and.... My list is endless, but a starting
> > point would be good.
> >
> > I have a new virtually empty machine here, and it would be a golden opportunity over the Christmas
> > holidays to set it up in parallel with Win


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