How to: Create a Linux Box for Your Mom (50+ Resources)

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 7, 2008 2:37 AM EDT; By Jessica Hupp
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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.

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