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Linux Learning - Taking a Step Forward

Aug 02, 2010, 14:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"It's been a problem from the start. Not a large problem...nothing that can't be overcome...

"But a problem that eats time and resources.

"As most people reading this already know, The HeliOS Project rescues or receives broken/decommissioned computers, refurbishes them, then gives them to financially disadvantaged kids in the Austin area.

"One of the biggest challenges we face when we get on site is in familiarizing the child with their new Linux system. Most kids have had Windows exposure from the first time they touch a computer. Getting them through the initial system shock of a new environment has had its challenges."

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