[sword-devel] Ubuntu

Shane Rice shane at rices2peru.com
Fri Apr 21 13:09:54 MST 2006


    I have been dabbling with Ubuntu also, and it is a super easy system 
to use.  I'm a native Windows user, but now I dual boot with Ubuntu.  A 
very very nice distribution! 


Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi there ........
> Sorry if I'm slightly off-topic here.  Over Easter, I decided to 
> update my six-year old Linux so I could test a recent BibleTime with 
> NET.  I was amazed at how easy it was to install Debian compared with 
> a few years ago.  I wrote to the Debian folk to congratulate them, and 
> one of them wrote off list to say if I thought Debian was easy, I 
> ought to try Ubuntu.  I did.  I'm even more amazed!  Much, much easier 
> than installing Windows on a PC.  And Ubuntu let me install binary 
> packages of both BibleTime and GnomeSword ....  just fantastic!
> So - if any PC user out there is thinking of going for Linux now's the 
> time.  Ubuntu is Gnome-based.  If you lean towards KDE, there's it's 
> cousin Kubuntu.  Both are derived from Debian, but are designed to 
> make the process of moving over easy for the pc user.
> God bless,
> Barry
> -- From Barry Drake (The Revd) minister of the Netherfield United 
> Reformed church, Nottingham see http://www.jesusinnetherfield.org.uk 
> for our church homepages).
> Replies - b.drake at ntlworld.com
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