Suitability question

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at
Thu Dec 18 22:19:17 UTC 2008

On Thursday 18 December 2008 4:25 pm, Patrick Baldwin wrote:
> Usually I'm asking questions for work related things.  This one is more
> personal.
> My father has this tendency to end up wrecking his computer if he uses
> the Internet
> much.  Computers are basically magic boxes to him, so education is of
> limited usefulness
> here.
> I'm thinking I might be best of trying to built him a really
> locked-down, high security
> box, almost an Internet appliance.  All he really does is use the Web,
> and a little
> light word processing.
> What do people think of FreeBSD as the base OS for this idea?
> --
> Patrick Baldwin
> Systems Administrator
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Hope everyone doesn't jump all over me ('tis the holiday season, after all), 
but why not try gOS.  It's mainly button driven, so not much can be messed up 
(on second thought, I have some lusers who probably could mess it up :-)  ).


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