The [Malaysian] Star: Old Folks Pick Up Open Source
Dec 25, 2002, 08:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles F. Moreira)
"Senior citizens from a community group in SS3 here have greatly
impressed their trainer Colin Charles by quickly learning how to
install and configure the Linux Red Hat 8.0 operating system.
"'On the first day, some of these senior citizens--in their 60s
and 70s--didn't even know how to switch on a compute,' he said
after hosting a three-day 'Open Source Software Workshop' at the
Cosmopoint Corporate Training Centre here earlier this month.
"'But they soon learned to install Linux Red Hat 8.0 all by
themselves, and stayed the whole course,' Charles, a Linux
Professional Institute (www.lpi.org) certified trainer, told