[svlug] Linux for my mom?

Anthony Ettinger apwebdesign at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 2 14:56:48 PDT 2003


Linux isn't a polished product yet, partly due to the
fact that there are so many different distributions.

--- Dale Harris <rodmur at maybe.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 01:32:26PM -0700, William R
> Ward elucidated:
> > 
> > My mom's been running Windoze 98 on her PC and is
> always calling me
> > with complaints that things aren't working.  She's
> probably got all
> > kinds of viruses and who knows what else wrong
> with the system and I
> > am tired of supporting it.  So I'm thinking of
> giving her Linux.
> > 
> 
> I made all my relatives buy iMacs and run MacOS...
> they rarely call me
> with problems.  However, there is a bit of an
> investment issue there.  
> 
> 
> Dale
> 
> 
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