Introduction and some basic questions.

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Thu Feb 9 06:02:02 UTC 2017

Good day,
One distribution which you can try, is Vinux.
It has a talking installer and its accessibility stuff is already 
It is by no means the only option, but I think it is a good one to start 
with, given your limited Linux experience.
HTH, Willem

On Wed, 8 Feb 2017, Ibrahim Abedrabbo wrote:

> Hello Folks,
> My name is Ibrahim Abed Rabbo and I am new to Linux. My experience with this
> platform is very limited and short-lived.
> I tried Vinux six years ago for a short time, but I quit because of my
> frustration with the many crashes vinux encountered on my old machine at
> that time.
> Now I am giving myself a second chance to explore Linux, and I have a
> feeling that accessibility has improved quite a bit since I tried it for few
> weeks in 2011.
> I just bought a new laptop and wish to convert my retiring laptop to Linux.
> It is a 32 Bit Dual core with 2.0 MHZ processor, 3 GB of Ram, and 130 GB of
> hard disk. I am not sure which distribution of Linux is suitable for my
> limited configuration.  In that respect I need your feedback.
> I also like some tips on the major differences between the various Linux
> distributions in as far as Accessibility is concerned.
> I have to admit that I am not good in remembering line commands and their
> parameters, so I prefer a distribution that has menus and has reasonable GUI
> accessibility.
> I look forward to learning and benefiting from your comments and
> recommendations.
> Regards,
> Ibrahim


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