[ILUG] ECDL myths
ken at playersonly.com
Wed Feb 11 14:26:30 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 14:22, Niall O Broin wrote:
> >of our PCs are run on Windows. The only thing stopping us from using
> >Linux is because the most widely available training is for Windows
> >software, and the majority uses windows. I have tested endlessly pure
> >Debian networks with no other operating systems and it works perfectly.
> >In an Ideal world, all of my networks would be run on it but very few
> >people like it because they don't know how to use it. :-(
> Definite way to start is by introducing Open Office for Windows. I know
> someone who is doing that in a company. People's only remark has been
> "Oh - we have a new version of Word ?"
Only problem with that is that most of our word / excel documents are
password protected and open office / star office won't open those kind
of documents. I understand that the weak encryption on those documents
can easily be cracked and PGP is the way to go, but you're talking about
windows users here!
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