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Free Software Magazine: Converting Your Techno-Resistant Loved Ones

Nov 30, 2006, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Mostek)

"The techo-resistant person in my life is my own spouse. See, my wife loves to work with her hands. Her favorite activities involve knitting or crocheting. She takes balls of yarn and converts them into items of beauty. So, her instinctive reaction to computers and software was 'why do I need that' and 'what would I have to show for my time.'

"However, in the last few years, I converted her into a bona-fide computer user just as I converted her to Chinese food. She is now a frequent user of free software, primarily Edubuntu 6.10 and Firefox 2.0..."

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