Carla Schroder looks
, a Debian derivative aimed at children and adult
"Linux is now 20-plus years old and overdue for a third wave that got
their start in Linux and Free software. So where will these people come
from? An overlooked, obvious, and valuable user demographic is
children. Microsoft and Apple know this: capture the children and you
capture your future customers.
A second valuable user demographic to woo is adult beginners, people who
are not very experienced with computers. Children-oriented distributions
like DoudouLinux are great for adults because they teach the fundamental
skills that we take for granted. It's all abstract, and it's
intimidating. We know it's not hard to learn, and that the main barrier for
adults is disbelief in their ability to learn how to use computers. It's
not a technical problem but a social problem.
" (LWN reviewed DoudouLinux
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