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by iowa_wildcat
08 Dec 2014, 10:47
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: new (to me) computer
Replies: 14
Views: 3373

new (to me) computer

You will not find much if any of a market for your old XP computer. My suggestion is to get everything off of it that you want to keep and then install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. You will find that it is an excellent operating system for older computers and is very secure at that.
by iowa_wildcat
08 Dec 2014, 10:43
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: Linux and Adobe
Replies: 2
Views: 2122

Linux and Adobe

Use Chrome as you browser and you will have no problems. You can open and view just about anything under the sun using Chrome.
by iowa_wildcat
22 Apr 2012, 20:45
Forum: Fishing Reports
Topic: Electric Only Fishing
Replies: 20
Views: 772

Electric Only Fishing

Ames, Iowa here. I fish 3 lakes within a few miles of my front door that are electric only. All county lakes here in Story County are electric only. I enjoy the peace and quiet and lack of large boats and jet skis buzzing my bow. My two man 14 ft. V bottom fully loaded with battery, motor, and gear ...
by iowa_wildcat
20 Apr 2012, 21:20
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: mac vs pc
Replies: 23
Views: 4089

mac vs pc

You really should try Ubuntu. The learning curve has all but disappeared. My wife does not have a techy bone in her body and after a two minute overview was reading her Yahoo email and surfing the web with Ubuntu. She really could care less that Windows no longer resides in this house.
by iowa_wildcat
11 Apr 2012, 22:12
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: Linux anyone?
Replies: 15
Views: 5328

Linux anyone?

We use Ubuntu 11.1 on our laptop here at home. My wife is NOT tech oriented so it makes a great system for us. She likes not having to worry about clicking on an evil link and causing her email to send out spam to others. She did when we were using Windows. She was totally red-faced when she suppose...
by iowa_wildcat
11 Apr 2012, 21:57
Forum: Computers & Electronics
Topic: mac vs pc
Replies: 23
Views: 4089

mac vs pc

Am I the only person here that bought a PC and then immediately installed Ubuntu as my operating system? To me it is the best of both worlds. I enjoy the price of a PC and the simplicity and security of a Mac.