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Tectonic: Cape Schools Get Ten New Linux Labs--In Three Hours

Jun 17, 2004, 16:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin LaMonica)

"The Shuttleworth Foundation together with volunteers from the Schools Linux User Group (SLUG) yesterday installed more than 200 Linux-based PCs in ten schools around the city of Cape Town. The 'mega-install,' timed to coincide with the celebration of the annual Youth Day public holiday in South Africa, was completed within just three hours of the 9am start. Each school involved in the install project received a minimum of 20 refurbished PCs running as thin clients and one Linux-based server.

"More than 50 volunteers from SLUG turned out for the event as well as staff members of the Shuttleworth Foundation..."

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