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User Info Wikileaks CIA Dump: What Does It Mean?; entered at 2017-03-12 08:56:06
Posts: 83
Registered: 2015-08-06
"riverrat10k" wrote..
...and am currently looking into switching OS to a some version of Linux (major learning curve).

It's actually not that much of a learning curve if you're doing casual computing; web browsing, email, basic media usage, spreadsheets, word processing, et al. The tools are different and require a little bit of time to learn the different names, but you'll find them to be similar to commercial alternatives. Here are a few Linux distributions that are very user-friendly:

1) Ubuntu (
2) OpenSUSE (
3) Linux Mint (

The aggressive data collection practices of Windows 10 is what finally drove me to adopt another OS. I purchased a machine from System76 ( and haven't looked back.
2017-03-12 08:56:06