+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 7 of 7
General Chat Thread, Linux - Stop holding our kids back in General; Blog of helios: Linux - Stop holding our kids back funny, yet worryingly real...
  1. #1

    RabbieBurns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,476
    Thank Post
    1,305
    Thanked 469 Times in 306 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Rep Power
    198

    Linux - Stop holding our kids back


  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Coventry
    Posts
    102
    Thank Post
    19
    Thanked 22 Times in 11 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    That makes scary reading.
    I have just installed Ubuntu onto a laptop at home and when my children want to use a computer for their homework or surf or whatever they now use that, I think that it's important for my children to know that computers don't start and end with microsoft and indeed mac.
    I think they should try everything, they both just use either the ubuntu machine or my windows desktop, they don't seem to have any preferences.
    cheers
    Adrian

  3. #3

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,096
    Thank Post
    511
    Thanked 2,310 Times in 1,786 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    803
    Wow. That is awful! Jaw droppingly bad form from the teacher.

    'There's no such thing as free software' - here, have an ubuntu cd.

  4. #4

    Ric_'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    7,582
    Thank Post
    107
    Thanked 761 Times in 592 Posts
    Rep Power
    179
    It's a sad truth that some people truly believe that.

    I just want to know the outcome of his meeting!

  5. #5
    Diello's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Kent, England
    Posts
    1,063
    Thank Post
    111
    Thanked 228 Times in 128 Posts
    Rep Power
    73
    That's shocking ... actually... it's not that shocking, which is more worrying!

    Don't agree with a fair bit of what he says in his reply, to much Linux zealousness for my liking, but being as ignorant as that teacher is just wrong.

    They need to try everything & make their own decision.

  6. #6


    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Northamptonshire
    Posts
    4,657
    Thank Post
    350
    Thanked 789 Times in 710 Posts
    Rep Power
    344
    It had to happen eventually didn't it?

    It's frankly ridiculous, people who don't understand something should keep their traps shut, else they will look like complete idiots.

  7. #7

    RabbieBurns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,476
    Thank Post
    1,305
    Thanked 469 Times in 306 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Rep Power
    198

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 12th February 2008, 09:44 PM
  2. how do you stop kids from running exe from IE.
    By timbo343 in forum Windows
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 8th January 2008, 02:14 PM
  3. How do you stop kids saving tons of jpgs?
    By woody in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 6th December 2006, 11:47 AM
  4. Stop kids running programs from their USB key
    By timbo343 in forum Windows
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 28th September 2006, 02:12 PM
  5. Stop kids locking each others accounts
    By ken_kaniff in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 18th May 2006, 02:21 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •