Linux for grandma & grandpa
Nov 05, 2009, 12:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"What's that? Linux is much too complicated and techie
for someone who might have trouble navigating Outlook Express?
Sorry, but that's not been the case for years. Take a look at the
new Ubuntu 9.10, and you'll see what I mean.
"Besides, think about it. If your older relatives are like mine,
they use the desktop for e-mail and the Internet, and that's about
it. Firefox, with GMail for e-mail, looks and works the same on
both Linux and Windows."