Windows Rant

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Thu Jul 15 12:36:56 UTC 2010

On 07/12/2010 06:04 PM, Nathan Bahn wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Angus MacGyver 
> <macgyver at 
> <mailto:macgyver at>> wrote:
>     [...]
>     I've probably heard them all - and more, my mother is by far the best
>     example (in the technology arena) of the developer's mantra of
>     "....the
>     universe will make better idiots"
>     It might help if she actually read her notes she makes on "Post-It"'s
>     mind, but that is just one frustrating, but nonetheless, endearing
>     part
>     of what make my mother who she is.
>     [...]
> A.MG.--
> I'm curious as to exactly HOW you persuaded your mother to upgrade to 
> Linux.  The reason I ask is that I have a */whole /SLEW* of people 
> using my router to browse (from Windows OSs, naturally) the web and 
> I'm finding it quite difficult to get them to do their browsing from a 
> non-administrative account.  Any suggestions on how to sell Linux 
> would be greatly appreciated.
> --N.B.

Set them up as dual user, admin and user, and don't give them the admin 

"A good moral character is the first essential in a man." George Washington

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