The Grandmother Paradox
chabon at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 10:23:25 MDT 2008
On 4/23/08, Barry Roberts <blr at robertsr.us> wrote:
> If you can upgrade her memory (check DI), do it.
> I would add that if you keep her on Windows, discourage use of Internet Exploder. Even with hardware firewall and AV software, it's just an exploit waiting to happen, and I don't think you'll get any security updates for whatever the latest version is that runs on 98 (5.5?). Delete all IE icons, and make firefox the default.
> I've had vector linux running ok on 128 MB machines. But OOo and firefox were not exactly speedy.
Definitely keep her away from IE, that's just asking for trouble.
Opera might be a better choice than FF considering the small amount of RAM
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