[svlug] Linux for my mom?

Ron r at boxofhammers.com
Fri Oct 3 09:02:09 PDT 2003


On Oct 2, 2003, at 2:53 PM, Dale Harris 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

Excellent, I am doing this as well.  Much less calls from those I've 
recommended iMac or Mac OS X to.

"Linux for your Mom"... Try Xandros also... they're the former Corel 
Linux folks.  http://www.xandros.com/

Ron ;)





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