[svlug] Linux for my mom?

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Thu Oct 2 16:45:01 PDT 2003


Dale Harris writes:
>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.  

Yes.  I'm afraind WinXP, Win2K, and MacOS are all out of the question
here, due to budgetary constraints.  The options are Win98 or
something free...

--Bill.

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