[ubuntu-us-nc] Amber - was that you on FLOSS weekly?

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 19:29:56 BST 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Mark Kempster <mark at kempster.org> wrote:

> Hey Amber - was that you I heard on Floss Weekly's discussion of Ada
> Lovelace day?

Mark  - yep that was me :-)

> http://twit.tv/floss114
> Nice job! I enjoyed listening to the program, which got me thinking...

Thanks glad you enjoyed it :-)

> Group - a question for you:
> On the topic of getting / keeping kids involved with ubuntu and
> becoming technology-literate in general, my
> future-member-of-ubuntu-women-team is growing beyond the poisson-rouge
> type of activites, and is interested in doing email etc. Does anybody
> have a kid-friendly typing program or web site they've had success
> with?

My kids are teenagers now - I can't remember off the top of my head which
programs we used for typing and such. However have you looked at Edubuntu?
 We set our kids up with gmail accounts when they started using email.


> /me off to upgrade daughter's laptop to 10.04...

My kids are loving Lucid hope your daughter will too.  I'll follow up as I
find out more information.  Anyone else with kid, what do you kids use?

> Thanks!
> Mark
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Amber Graner//akgraner//

Just me Amber.

There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but only
want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
Linus Torvalds
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