@immychan Good luck. :) I recently installed Manjaro with the Deepin desktop for someone who is not very computer literate.
@warpgate9 not sure if I would necessarily use Manjaro, but Deepin is a great desktop for people who are less tech savvy
@immychan How I felt when I did this very same thing.
@immychan what did you do when the bolder came crashing in? 🤔
@immychan ha! Joke's on you, I don't need a mom to change the OS.
@immychan I migrated both of my parents recently and yep, launching Firefox works the same on both operating systems...
I found openSUSE to be very reliable, especially across upgrades, and the automatic btrfs-snapshotting is very reassuring.
KDE looks/works quite like Windows out of the box, is tested by lots of people in all kinds of situations, and with its many options, I was confident that I could cover any requests my parents might have.
I was also a fan of it actually looking like an upgrade.
And I use openSUSE+KDE myself, so I just know a lot about it...
I'm not even particularly worried about stability with Tumbleweed. My main issue is rather that you have to run a dist-upgrade every time you want to update, which can only be done from the command-line.
I could probably do it with a script, but I'll have to test that first on my system.
I have a friend who has a business w/ windows (98, 7) required software. Upgrading will cost +$3000 US, so I set up Linux distro and Wine on old hardware. Old software runs, no need to update. I wonder how many others do this?
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