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
"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."