First date(s) with Linux were terrible

Attempting to first install PCLinuxOS turned out to be a bigger hassle that I originally anticipated.  In fact, the way I have the OS currently running is definitely not optimal for my computer.  I never thought installing a new OS would be this difficult and cause this much of a headache.
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Penguins help clean up broken glass

Earlier this week, my friend brought his laptop to me because Windows 8 refused to boot after a restart. He had attempted to repair it himself, but ended up making things worse, to the point that the manufacturer recovery console and the Windows 8 installer wouldn’t even boot. Thankfully for him, I had the power of Linux with me and we were able to revive his laptop very easily.

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