[Linux-aus] Linux Research

Jackson Doak noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 20 19:03:50 EST 2014

There should be many LUGs in the brisbane area.
Lubuntu and Xubuntu are also good for people coming from windows, and are a
bit lighter

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 6:24 PM, Geoff Isaac <geofhazel7 at optusnet.com.au>wrote:

>  Hi Linux Australia,
> As a long-term member of Pine Rivers Computer Club Inc. I have taken up a
> challenge to research Linux in an effort to overcome the sodden-following
> of Microsoft members who just seem to think Linux is just a foreign
> language.
> Am having some success as having been on this exercise since last July;
> tried Ubuntu but now have a liking for Linux Mint series, am now seek
> additional advice and help to bolster my enthusiasm.  Is there a Linux
> Users Group in Brisbane area.  I live in Kallangur!
> While starting out many moons ago with Windows, have progressed to 'Open
> use' computer system while XP based.  I have always been prepared to go
> against the norm to expand ideas in computing.
> Luckily, our current President does have some Linux-background and has
> been most helpful. 'We' are gradually getting members to look at Our
> screens on monthly Workshop days and surprise; surprise, I am receiving a
> few questions as a result.
> With over 250 members and mainly windows-associated over the Years, our
> President suggested all this Linux stuff to me as a way of introducing new
> thinking into the Club.
> So, HELP please!  Can you assist me?
> regards Geoff Isaac member #422
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