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