Originally Posted by NMGlocker
For the casual user Ubuntu/Linux is great, right up until something screws up then it's a royal PITA.
I switched a laptop over from Win7 to Ubuntu to use as a internet surfing machine, works great with no worries about malware. But like you, I found that if something doesn't work it's time to format and reinstall.
This is the first re-install I've done since ten point sumtin.
I've had great luck with the forums addressing weirdo issues.
I blame this entirely on me, I did a LOT of tweaking and meddling and broke it.
Nothing changes I've spent a life time changing things trying to make them better