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Linux-Noob: Windows Girl Goes Fedora

Aug 18, 2005, 04:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Annelie Gullberg)

"When I came across the word 'noob' or 'newbie' I found that most of the self claimed beginners knew more than what I would interpret the meaning of the word. A noob is someone like me. Someone who honestly doesn't know much about computers, at least not the technical aspect of it. Someone who will need to be taught and explained to as if I was a little child. That's a noob! And I am proud to be one--a real newbie. Perhaps someday I will be able to help other people but so far I am quite happy to achieve the simplest task ;) I was introduced to Fedora Core 3 when someone close to me thought I should give it a try. 'Sure' I said and he started installing it for me. I was feeling excited about trying it out as I had heard so much about it. Even my little 6 year old boy was using it and spoke about it with fast words and gestures. And then I got the computer with the finished product installed, my laptop containing the treasure... the distro I would stick with, Fedora Core Release 3..."

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