Computer novices gets an extreme makeover of their computer – and change from Windows to Ubuntu.
Read it here at LX'er
On a humorous note, the box has a 700MHz processor, but only 128MB of RAM. When I suggested boosting the RAM to improve performance, Mrs. Chapman didn't want the computer to outpace her. Yes, they are that new to computing. Can you imagine leaving this couple to manage the security of a Windows box on their own? If they hadn't already, they were likely to discover their box had been hi-jacked as a zombie for attacks on other systems. The Linux4Christians list has been debating the merits of Ubuntu's use of sudo as a security measure. Needless to say, for a couple like this, sudo is probably a gift from God.