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(NT) Is Linux for hackers??

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My mom can use Knoppix and is not a hacker.

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Proof positive that Linux is for mom's everywhere.


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In reply to: My mom can use Knoppix and is not a hacker.

A couple years ago, desktoplinux had several elderly women, I am talking like 75 years old, whose sons or son-in-laws installed and set up Linux, and they used it for their typing and e-mail and web serving.

A lot depends upon your computer. A high majority of modern computers will set up easily on major distros, but once in a while there is some weird combo of video card or other peripheral, which causes real problems. If that happens, try another distro, or look for compatibility lists.

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