Microsoft's beloved operating system has been given the axe. As of April 2014 there will be no more updates coming for this old workhorse.
For those who still have computers running XP, this places you in a dangerous predicament. If you keep using the computer, you risk getting attacked by hackers and your personal information stolen. What do you do if you can't afford to buy a new machine?
There is one option available that your wallet will love. Linux is now the most popular operating system in the world. You see it every day on Android smartphones, tablets, Google Chromebooks and many other devices.
Ubuntu is a version of Linux that is designed to be easy for beginners to learn yet powerful enough for expert users. Unlike with Google Chrome OS, you don't have to buy a Chromebook to get Ubuntu. You can download and install it for free!
Ubuntu works especially well with older computers, so your XP machines are and ideal candidate for this powerful, budget-friendly operating system.
In this book you will learn:
A brief history of Linux
How Linux awakens the Inner Cheapskate
The difference between Linux and Ubuntu
The things you need to safely try out Ubuntu for yourself
Where to get Ubuntu
How to give Ubuntu a test drive - without making any changes to your computer.
How to install Ubuntu
Tips and tricks to maximize your Ubuntu experience
By following the instructions in this book you will learn that you don't have to be at the mercy of giant corporations trying to take your money.
Instead, you can choose to keep your older computers in use for as long as you desire, without paying a single penny in outrageous upgrade fees.
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Annie Jean Brewer is a retired computer repair technician. She is the mind behind Annienygma.com the #2 Simplicity Blog of 2012 and the author of numerous books. She currently lives in Central Kentucky with her daughter Katie and several spoiled pets.
When she isn't writing, she loves to take long walks, read lots of books and play on her pet computer, a Toshiba laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.