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Your Mom Kubuntus!

Jun 20, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Dawson)

"Sorry, my students' steady stream of 'your mom' jokes brings out my inner 14-year old. However, this is the first in my series this summer of training for the masses (see * for dummies) and the point is that your mom (or your grandmother, or your most typewriter-bound secretary) could quite easily Kubuntu (or Ubuntu, or SUSE, or whatever). In fact, some fairly straight-forward training means that the only piece of mainstream Linux that will prove difficult for the technically-challenged user will be installation.

"Given that, I'm not going to cover installation in this post. Not only can it vary radically by distribution, but you wouldn't expect the little old secretary in the front office to manage hard disk partitions or reinstall Windows, so we can't reasonably expect any different for Linux..."

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