"Grumpy old man" in late 60s involved with computers since the mid 60s .... 1960s that is.
Just downloaded Linux Mint MATE and luv it already, but did not realise that I needed to rediscover my former 'geek' DNA to get it all working ... still some issues to resolve!! But I will keep trying.
More to come.
"Testing Qiana Rc - no bluetooth included; tried Blueman but it failed so installed gnome-bluetooth, but like others below 'where is it', 'how to open it', 'program not in menu'!!"
"using petra - takes a photo but freezes straight away on video; therefore pretty useless"