Recovering Windows user?not-really-technical Windows person
I could usually force Windows to do mostly what I wanted but it was never a good match. I've been doing this since DOS. Actually before DOS, but that's too scary.
Have you seen the T-Shirt:
From before I owned my first machine this didn't go well. The store lent me a loaner which came with software, and then my 'real' machine came which didn't.
Scene shifts to Mac OS-X which ran Linux in the background. It was a masterful blend of the two most user-friendly and user-hostile operating systems. As one, the people in System Administration, who formerly considered Macs beneath their notice went out and bought them to run the company.
I'm sorry to see them go. Apparently, the Mac part of Apple will fit in an Airstream trailer now that all the effort is on iPhones.
Wait until the Audacity developers find out what their next gig is...