Why Your Mother Wants You to Use Linux

As the saying goes, mother knows best. So if moms were given a chance to pick an operating system that would be right for their children, they will surely choose Linux. Here’s why:

1. Since Linux is free, you have no more reason to ask her for money every time you install, upgrade, and get new software applications. Now instead of buying you a Windows Vista Ultimate Edition, she now has extra money to spare for a spa.

2. Because she loves you so much, she wants you and your computer to be free from virus always. In addition, most mothers want the house to be always clean, and just hearing the words like bacteria, fungi, and virus make them angry.

3. She wants you to learn new things and gain deeper knowledge on how computers work instead of playing Xbox all day. Linux will greatly enhance your computer skills since you are free to explore its inner workings.

4. You don't have to ask her for money to buy new computer hardware to cope up with the latest software since there are lightweight and resource-efficient Linux distros that could make your old computer fly. So another money saved and another spa for your mother.

5. She wants you stop using bad words after a BSOD. Linux rarely crashes so she should be happy hearing you say "Wow" instead of "F*@k!" or "S#%t!" :-)

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms out there!


  1. AnonymousMay 10, 2009

    Great! :D

  2. AnonymousMay 10, 2009

    Excellent post.

  3. AnonymousMay 10, 2009

    That's so cOOL.

  4. AnonymousMay 10, 2009

    Mom really loves linux because it's ALWAYS on sale. 2 for 1, 3 for 1, ... Million for one. Anything Mom wants!

  5. Very funny, thanks!