Should One Laptop Per Child System Run Linux Or Windows?
Dec 12, 2007, 04:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul McDougall)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Microsoft stirred up controversy last week when it suggested a
Linux-based laptop for children in developing nations be redesigned
to accommodate Windows. Would that be a good move?
"One Laptop Per Child's XO system currently runs on a Red Hat
Linux OS. The thinking is that open source software allows OLPC to
offer a system for the lowest cost possible. It also prevents 'lock
in' to any one commercial vendor's technology..."