"Though most of the machines at home are currently Linux driven,
there are a couple of Windows machines in the house that are used
by my children for Software they Cannot Live Without. My teenager
likes games, and my tweenager is quasi-addicted to iTunes.
"Being a tolerant Dad you have to know when to pick your
battles. This may be a shock to some Linux users out there, but
compared to boys, piercings, and parties, letting them run Windows
seemed to rank very low on the Dad scale of things that can
possibly go wrong. Did I mention boys?
"Now, it seems, I may have to revise this prioritization."