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osOpinion: Elementary Linux: Penguins in the School

Nov 01, 1999, 01:51 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Lawrence Murphy)

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"What do you think is the best plan/strategy to introduce Linux into an elementary school (Ontario) setting?..."

"In the absence of any other details on what is needed ;) let me ramble on about two possible scenarios: Linux as the school or school-board server, and Linux on the student/teacher desktop."

"The first variable to consider is whether you can sell them on applications or if your first inroad will be strictly infrastructure. Linux for educational applications is being done, but this is still relatively rare in North America; the use of Linux as a network infrastructure is being done all over the place."

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