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Old 08-05-2016, 02:26 AM   #1
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LXer: Making the switch to open source as a non-programmer

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"Dad, I killed Windows, but I just realized I still need it. Can you help me?""No, you broke it, you fix it." This was sometime around 2008. I wasn't even 20 years old. I didn't know how to code (apart from basic HTML stuff), nor did I have any particular tech skills. However, I was part of a community radio station that was embedded in an open source culture. After a full year as a member of that community, I decided it was time to fully convert and decided to install a Linux-based OS on my first ever more



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