[PLUG] Victor upgraded to Ubuntu 12.something

C W elcaseti at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 17:06:08 PST 2012


Hi Victor,

Give the live DVD, (or live USB, or SD card) of Linux Mint 13 KDE a try.
It is LTS (Long Term support) with 5 years of support.  Linux Mint 13 KDE
is what several of my friends & myself, use and love.

GNOME fallback mode has just been eliminated from any future versions of
GNOME. A lot of people don't like Unity, & GNOME3 is so unpopular, that THE
GNOME project is going to try to make GNOME 4 more traditional like GNOME 2.

The 2011 Members' Choice Awards from LinuxQuestions.org has honored the KDE
Community with "Best Desktop Environment of the Year".  "
http://dot.kde.org/2012/03/05/kde-best-desktop-environment-year"

Cheers,

Elcaset


On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 9:44 PM, Victor Soich <vsoich at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Plug clinic,
>
> I don't like my Ubuntu 12.something.  I can't figure out what programs
> are on my machine.  There is no menu.  I want to go back to 10.04.  Or
> I want to put on Mint or Debian on my desktop computer.  I really
> don't relish hauling my desktop computer down to the clinic, with my
> monitor, printer, et. al.  Can I get help backing up my files, blowing
> away Ubuntu 12.something, and putting Debian on my machine, and make
> sure I can surf the internet, and be able to print, all in the span of
> 4 hours.  I've had issues with all these things in the past, and each
> time it took an inordinate amount of time.
>
> On second thought, I may be getting a laptop, and putting Linux from
> Scratch, or Debian on it, or whatever more sophisticated people than I
> suggest.  Once I get that working to my satisfaction, I'll blow away
> my Ubuntu 12.something.  Unless there some quick trick to go back to
> 10.04, I'll leave well enough alone.  Is there a mechanism to roll
> back the operating system, so to speak?
>
> Sincerely,
> Victor Soich
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