@LiziPancake If you can solve the MS Office needs issue by installing MS Office 2007 with Wine, they would gladly take Ubuntu or Mint.
You will need to take any other such software into account.
@hckingsama yeah, fortunately I've brought my old Lubuntu laptop to school before and showed it's ability to achieve all the required tasks, so they shouldn't really question me.
@LiziPancake I do not mean to be condescending, but you could experience rejection at the most unexpected piece of software or function. Old and/or normal people are trivial in behaviour. There is no fixed pattern as we geeks usually expect.
I don't expect anyone to actually listen to me to be honest, especially considering the three IT people at my school took twice as llong to do the same thing I did, with the added step of turning the PC off and back on, I only didt do that due to legal deniability (I don't wanna get sued for breaking school stuff if it didn't fix it)
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