[PLUG] Victor upgraded to Ubuntu 12.something

C W elcaseti at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 17:10:17 PST 2012


I forgot to post this link in the previous post   Linux Mint 13 KDE:  "
http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2090"


On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 5:06 PM, C W <elcaseti at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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>
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