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

  • From: "Paul Reynolds" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 17:12:50 -0000

Me too.


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Hi Mike,

If you could send me a copy, that would be great!



Mike Lucas 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
>> Windows for a couple of months to see how I got on.
>> I hate being told what to do by anybody, ATC excepted <g>, so I'm
>> getting very disturbed at these MS trends. I'm not fussed on IE7 either.
>> Peter

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