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How to Configure Linux for Children

Jul 23, 2010, 01:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tavis J. Hampton)

"Many people still cling to the notion that Linux is for 30-year-old male geeks. While that may be true, there are plenty of other people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders who enjoy Linux and other free and open source software.

"For the most part, the operating systems a child uses are determined by the child's parents and school. As the parent and Linux user yourself, you may prefer your child to use Linux at home.

"One feature of Linux desktop environments like KDE and Gnome is that they are extremely customizable. You can have one panel, two panels, or no panel at all. Just as easily as icons, menus, and widgets can appear, they can also disappear."

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