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Getting Linux Into the Right Hands...

Nov 08, 2010, 19:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"1159

"That's the number so far.

"As of today, that is the number of Linux-based computers The HeliOS Project has placed in the homes of disadvantaged Austin kids.

"That number will reach 1168 as this weekend comes to a close.

"From a relative point of view, I suppose that might represent the proverbial drop in the bucket.

"Until you consider what forming that drop entailed.

"Each of those machines represents at least 4 man hours. From the time we receive a machine until the time we walk out of a fresh computer install, we've invested a substantial amount of time into it."

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