It’s no secret that tech-savvy computer users typically become the go-to guy for all technical help in their circles. More specifically, Mom and Dad tend to always ask us for help with their computers. If you’re tired of the phone calls from Mom and Dad complaining on how sloooww their computer has become, how fast it used to be, how many pop-ups there are, etc., spending hours upon hours fixing and repairing, re-installing and scanning, then this post should convince you with 5 reasons why your parents should use Linux.

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Created by greengrass 14 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 14 years 35 weeks ago
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14 years 35 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago


In a world where most computers

In a world where most computers are sold with no choice but windows, it is the Friend or Family Member ('FOFM') who is key to causing change at ground level. If a linux newcomer hits trouble then unless they are a determined newbie, then their friends will likely talk windows to them. This is where the (Linux) FOFMs are absolutely crucial.

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14 years 34 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago


Alternatives to Windows products? [...]

Alternatives to Windows products?

OpenOffice.org -> OpenOffice.org
Firefox -> Firefox


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