[clug] I want to switch my home computer from M$ Windows XP to LINUX

Ian Matters ian at matters.id.au
Mon Mar 3 09:43:46 GMT 2008

Hi John.

Ubuntu can be found at


and the download page is at


Release 7.10 is the current one with a new version, 8.04, to be  
released next month.  A pre-release of 8.04 is currently available.

CD's can be ordered at no cost to you from


When downloading a CD or DVD image make sure that you select the  
correct architecture to match you target machine.

Cheers, Ian

On 03/03/2008, at 7:49 PM, jhock wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am sick of M$ Windows XP on my home computer.  I want to switch to  
> LINUX. I have a CD player and a floppy disk.  I have heard that  
> UBUNTU is good for families.  I am use to UNIX on Sun Solaris.
> Does anyone know where I can get a coy of UBUNTU on CD in Canberra  
> or how can I download it onto my computer and install it?  Or should  
> I go for something else like Debian or Ret Hat?  I don't think that  
> I will be a power user to use GENTOO.
> Thanks in advance.
> John. --
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> linux at lists.samba.org
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