How to: Create a Linux Box for Your Mom (50+ Resources)
Mar 10, 2008, 07:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"For most computer literate children, a request from mom to get
her set up on 'this web thing' is met with panic and a feeling of
drudgery. Are you about to expose your sweet mother to spam,
phishing, viruses, or worse? Or perhaps more frightening, sign your
life away as a 24/7 tech support center? Perhaps, but there's a
better way. By setting your mom up on a Linux machine, you can give
her a safe, lean computing experience that will let her do all of
the things she wants to do without giving you a nervous breakdown.
Here, we've compiled over 50 of the best resources to help you get
your mom on Linux without a whole lot of trouble..."