"Warrington School, in Otago, has decided to jump ship and
deploy the GNU/Linux operating system with free software across the
board by a target date of 2010, says the
schoolâ€™s principal, Nathan Parker.
"The complete switch to Linux has been approved by the Ministry
of Education, and Parker is now hoping that a portion of the money
that would normally be paid to Microsoft for software licences will
continue to be paid to the school. Parker says he would use the
money to employ a local technician and further develop the Linux
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