eSchool News: Linux & Learning
Nov 05, 2002, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rebecca Flowers Schamess)
[ Thanks to Jarefri
for this link. ]
"In schools, you might have stolen a glimpse of some Linux-based
file servers in the back office--or, rarely, a desktop workstation
that's flying anything but Windows or Macintosh.
"That might all be changing. Linux is finding a core of
enthusiastic fans in K-12 education. The operating system and its
applications, they say, are stable, flexible, and--best of
"Schools across the country are finding that Linux can help
reduce their total cost of ownership (TCO) in a number of ways.
Tightening budget constraints mean schools must capitalize on their
existing infrastructure. Linux can run on a processor as slow as a
386. Remember those?
"In this month's Special Report, we'll hear from those who are
certain your schools can save money by migrating to a Linux
environment. No way, you say? Read on..."
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