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Report: OLPC May Eventually Switch from Linux to Windows XP

Apr 23, 2008, 12:45 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)

"One day after the resignation of the One Laptop Per Child's president was publicly revealed, the educational project's founder and chairman says the group's XO laptop may evolve to use only Windows XP as the operating system, with open-source educational apps such as its home-built Sugar running on top.

"OLPC's founder Nicholas Negroponte also told the Associated Press on Tuesday that an insistence upon using only free, open-source software had hampered the XO's usability and scared away potential adopters..."

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