Ten reasons Linux is the best choice for kids

You may think your day job is demanding, but it’s often nothing compared with providing tech support for the family. That’s where Linux comes in, says Jack Wallen.

The problem with working in IT is that when we go home, our job often continues. Sometimes, keeping our children’s computers running can be a bigger challenge than sorting out the adults at work.

But if you install Linux at home, you can avoid the headaches. That’s because sound reasons exist for migrating young users from other operating systems.

1. Viruses and malware
Malware is always at the top of my list. Youngsters are prone to opening and installing things they shouldn’t. Because you can’t watch them all the time, you can’t know where they’re getting those applications or attachments from.

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