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LinuxInsider: Could a Linux Solution Save Us?

Jun 09, 2004, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kathleen A. Peters)

"In 2003, our few remaining public access computers (PACs) were disintegrating before our eyes. Upgrading the system was imperative, and soon. Our PACs had become a public embarrassment, but resources and time were tight. Then a chance encounter brought to our attention an affordable, Linux-based solution that is ready to go out of the box. This is the story of how our library moved its PAC solution from Windows to Linux.

"Coquitlam Public Library's two branches serve an ethnically diverse community of over 113,000 on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada..."

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