"Actually, my mom loves Ubuntu. My mother is like most parents
these days--they buy a computer at Best Buy or Walmart and they
take it home, plug it in and start using the web. The computer they
bought usually has Windows on it and some form of AOL. After about
8 months of using the computer is becomes 'slow' so they begin
asking around for help. Usually some 'helpful' person tells them
that their computer is 'just too old' and so rather than fixing the
whatever is wrong, they need to buy a new computer.
"My mom now owns 3 laptops and two desktops (one I've been using
for a couple of years)--none of which are older than 5
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