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LuxARTS14417dThat's why a mortal should use Linux. The permissions are very strict and practically unbreakable.
potata13637dI've tried the same - parents had a high spec pc (for that time, lol) but it was full of bloatware all the time. Literally, if you ever open IE - it's a shitload of toolbars. So, I've installed friendliest distro at that time - ubuntu 13 or 12. What happened was - they were seriously pissed that pc works VERY fast but they can't install shitty apps. When I asked if they really need it - they would simply answer - it told me that it would boost up the performance of X thing...
A few months later I found out that they had that pc in the repair shop and the repair shop couldn't do shit with Linux so installed windows again and complained that Linux is a virus, not an operating system :)
I am leaving the town and i had to teach my mom the computer basics. So, taught her how to use gnome DE on my debian server and surprisingly it was intuitive for her.
No worries as her user is not in sudoers and i can always ask her to copy some text from phone to the terminal if something goes wrong. This is way better than telling go to start - application - settings - shit - do this...
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