CNET Asia: Linux PC for Seniors
Jun 24, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to relic for this link.
"We've heard many times about the state of Linux, that some
distros are not user-friendly enough and have yet to pass the
grandparents test (i.e. easy enough for them to use). Although many
of the current proprietary operating systems have built-in
accessibility features for the physically impaired, they are not
turned on by default, with users often unaware of its presence.
"Yet senior citizens still have a lot to contribute to society.
Think about the knowledge they hold, the experience they have and
the wisdom that has yet to be shared. How often is it passed down
to the next generation? How often does the youth of today