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Really Linux: Why Linux is the Logical Choice for the Classroom

Apr 27, 2005, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"In this introductory article, I summarize the benefits of using OpenSource software in an educational environment, where budgets are often tight and staffing support is minimal. Using a Linux 'thin-client' configuration, this article shows the stark contrast between a Microsoft based lab and a Linux lab.

"There are roughly four billion people on the earth who are too poor to have independent access to any form of computer technology. However, a super majority of the world's economy is driven by information technology and computer skills are a key ingredient to personal growth..."

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