Update Concerning FF2.0 and Grandma-Friendly FOSS

I am in Atlanta this weekend on a double mission. Firstly, or at least nominally, I am here to help my Grandmother, who has been using Windows ME since the turn of the century and WordPerfect considerably longer, adjust to Windows XP and the modern world. It has taken considerable persuasion to get her to use the new XP box and not the old 98 monster in the attic.

Secondly and more personally, I am trying to win her over to the FOSS world. I have, within the past several hours, installed Firefox 2.0, OpenOffice.org, and AVG free. That may not seem like much, but she proceeded to ask me if I could come down one time and install Linux on her computer. GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL! I must have done something right.

As for Firefox 2.0, I simply love it. The two add-ons I used to install immediately when I installed Firefox were Tab Mix Plus and some theme, usually Abstract PC. Tab Mix Plus has been pretty much completely incorporated and the horrendous 1.5 theme has been replaced by a theme reminiscent of the Ubuntu Human theme.

PS: If you are reading this, said Grandmother has read this post without forcing me to unpost it.

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