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Oct 27, 2009, 13:39 (0 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"See, none of the kids or parents that received HeliOS Project computers had ever heard of or used Linux. One of the screening questions we asked was: 'did you use or do you now use windows outside of your home?'

"In order to qualify the people, the answer had to be yes... although they did not know it.

"Our goal was simple. Gather empirical data to indicate whether a Linux user of 6 months was comfortable with the system and how they saw it in relation to Microsoft Windows."

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