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LinuxWorld: LinuxWorld Paris, Educating Linux

Feb 07, 2000, 15:58 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Tober)

"On the Linux front in Europe, we are experiencing what most analysts and industry insiders are calling an explosion of interest in, and an explosion in the use of, the Linux OS. If there's any one thing necessary to keep explosion from imploding, it's training. That this reality was not lost on the exhibitors at LinuxWorld in Paris was obvious from the sheer volume of training companies and products at the Paris Expo this week...."

"Another interesting teaching idea that I came across at the Expo -- and there were two variations on it exhibited -- were single-CD implementations of Linux."

"One is called DemoLinux, and was created by the folks at the French National Education Department. This CD was made to demonstrate Linux to people who wanted to see it before trying or buying it."

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