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Hi Lizzy:

    I use GNU / Linux and happy with it...but if you want to keep windows there is a possible to install both operative system together in your laptop. It would be used Dual Boot process with an .iso file of Ubuntu for example.


Jorge Rodríguez

El 22/03/2018 a las 15:52, Luca Daghino @ Libero escribió:
Il 21/03/2018 22:51, Miss Lizzy ha scritto:
I'm about to get a new laptop as my current one is not in compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (it's just over 10years old with Windows 7 so no longer supported by Microsoft regarding patches).

It has been suggested I use LibreOffice rather than Microsoft Word, Excel etc.

I've read a few articles on Libre, but what I would like to know is - you say Libre is an 'open Source software', and input/ patches is by anyone, that's the way I've digested it. So my concern is, do you actually mean 'anyone' or are the patches development by your own team of software developers?  You can obviously see where I'm going with this.

I also noticed the software package name has changed over a relatively short period of time. Is it just in name or do folk have to keep down loading new packages?

Would appreciate your comments as soon as you can please.

Kind regards
Liz D'arville

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My comment is to keep your laptop and install linux on it... :)

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