On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 00:37 +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I'm more or less settled on SuSE 9.1 as the distribution, for the
> simple reason that I use it in a number of places, and I have media
> available. I'm open to persuasion as to a better distribution but to be
> honest, there'd have to be a pretty compelling reason. After all, this
> PC is going to run Mozilla (for web and email) and Open Office, and
> that is it - it hardly matters what distribution I use.
I don't know much about SuSE. Here are some general pointers on
migrating Windows users (SuSE may fix some of these).
* Download flash etc... for her
* Use firefox (even epiphany or konqueror) instead of full Moz, they're
* In Windows when connecting to the internet, one just clicks on IE.
Under Gnome/KDE one has to Gnome PPP/KPP and then click on the browser.
This should be well explained (big sheet of instructions on the wall) to
users. This is stupid behaviour on Linux, but would probably take too
much work to fix.
Good luck with the modem. I've often just dumped Winmodems and taken
old internal hardware modems out of the skip.
Aidan Delaney email: adelaney at cs.may.ie
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