Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 22:40 UTC
X11, Window Managers John Goerzen, Debian/GNU Linux developer, transitions his kids from bash to xmonad: "I'd been debating how to introduce GUIs for a very long time. It has not escaped my attention that children that used Commodores or TRS-80s or DOS knew a lot more about how their computers worked, on average, than those of the same age that use Windows or MacOS. I didn't want our boys to skip an entire phase of learning how their technology works." I decided long ago that my kids - if I ever have them, I'm undecided and way too young - will learn computing the way I learned it: with a CLI. I never realised an xmonad setup would form a good transition phase into GUIs.
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Hey geek wives of the world,
by dsmogor on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 05:23 UTC
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want a 100% cheat to make your husbands engage in parenting? Tell them how they could prepare an individual IT personal developement program for their kids! Honey "Let them absorb the information while they’re young, and they’re doomed to use linux forever!" ;)

the cite is taken directly from one of the comments under the article.

Edited 2012-06-22 05:26 UTC

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