Well I am an Auto mechanic for a few more months, then I am switching careers and going to get an AA in Bio-medical equipment repair. I just grabbed my first Linux OS a week ago and It is AWSOME ! I am fairly versed in windows. (no programming skills) I started with win 95 I have owned 98 XP Pro and now am running 7 on my BAD boy laptop. I ran a crossed this old desk top picked it up and it has Linux mint 10Jjulia gnome 32 bit. I logged on now I am hooked ! I will master this OS !!