Every day, every single day, snatch up one executive of Time Warner or Comcast. And you burn them alive in front of their family. Continue until their business model changes.
But everytime I'm having problems with drivers or software and I end up in the commandline entering strange complex commands which I do not want to learn nor should have to learn.
Which is a pointless argument here. This is a retirement community. These people have not used computers their whole life. Given that the OP is asking advice on administering the machines, I'm guessing the end user will not have to worry about drivers or software.
When you say the word "Linux", many assume it's hard, weird or too different.
It's a retirement community; when you say the word "Computer", many assume it's hard, weird or too different.
I personally can not stand their food.
Some people have a great ambition: to build something that will last, at least until they've finished building it.