XP-Replacement for Parents

Fred Youhanaie fly at anydata.co.uk
Thu Mar 27 16:25:10 GMT 2014

On 27/03/14 11:48, Smylers wrote:
> • Ubuntu:  The OS will install, but I don't know if Mum's scanner will
>    work with it, and I'm pretty sure it won't work in the same way, where
>    pressing a physical button on the scanner causes some HP application
>    to open on the desktop with the scanned document.

Why not try it with live CD, before going ahead with the installation.

If you have a spare USB hard disk, you can install it on the external drive and let her try LibreOffice and SimpleScan. You should be able to mount the XP drive and copy the documents to the Linux 
side for the trial.


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