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Re: Workshop to save M$ Windows users - help needed

From: Tomas Hlavaty
Subject: Re: Workshop to save M$ Windows users - help needed
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 11:36:06 +0200

On Sun 03 Oct 2021 at 01:26, Eduardo Ochs <> wrote:
> I talked to some MWUs who are interested in the workshop and they
> don't have any idea of how to use terminals - they think that in order
> to use a terminal one has to have a prodigious memory and prodigious
> typing skills. Terminals are COMPLETELY alien to them, and for several
> of them this is the main reason why they never tried to make their
> computers dual-boot and to install a GNU/Linux in a partition.

Maybe do not scare them with the word terminal.
Call it the black window.
Use that unique color to your advantage.
They will remember it and always find it.
Show them what up and down arrows do.
This worked with my mum.

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