glad to here this. On a personal note. If you son asked you to put Linux on HIS computer why are you the one trying to get it working? :-D Now you will know how to get around in LInux but he will still be a fish out of water. I say this with extreem humer as I find it exalent that you both are will to delve into Linux.
Ipsa scientia potestas est
32 bit graphical interface for a
16 bit patch to an
8 bit operating system internally coded for a
4 bit processor written by a
2 bit company that can't stand
1 bit of competition