Re: NSW (Australia) students to receive Lenovo s10e netbook
Why do students need Acrobat Professional?! Why do they need Flash?! That's a freaking $900 (AUD) professional web animation and multimedia authoring program!
Even considering special government pricing, you can BET YOUR LIFE that the software costs twice as much as the computer itself.
I'm glad I don't live in New South Wales. From what I hear the State's economy is already down the gurgler without that sort of financial folly.
I try to treat the cause, not the symptom. I avoid the terminal in instructions, unless it's easier or necessary. My instructions will work within the Ubuntu system, instead of breaking or subverting it. Those are the three guarantees to the helpee.