billie wrote:little perseverance you will get a great deal more from Linux than with a Mac
You may under estimate the word in bold. As a unix guy for a large company it is easy for me to agree with you. It just might be that you and I have a natural aptitude or learning style that makes this easier for us than others. For folks that see computers as "fancy paper", they will likely get no "more" from any OS than an other. As a matter of fact they my have the opposite experience than you or me because
billie wrote:Anything you need to know about Linux, just google it and you should get an answer easily enough.
Maybe my uses are esoteric, but most useful information is buried behind many posts that aren't all that helpful. Again, look at the answer from someone who is new… apt vs yum isn't a big change if you are familiar with package managers, but it is frightening compared to a double click.
That said, a bit of work and note taking can make linux a wonderful platform for anyone.