ZDNet Education: Will Your Students be Using Linux in 2007?

“I’m writing this post using Fedora Core 6 on my new laptop.
I’ve been running some flavor of Linux for a while now and I think
I’ve finally settled on Fedora Core since it’s doing such a nice
job with both multimedia and office productivity tasks. Overall, it
seems more stable and mature than the various ‘buntus and the wide
variety of free software is just plain cool. Whether I’m running
Xfce, Gnome, or KDE (KDE is my current favorite), the interface is
slick and the whole system is quite usable (and really fast). Of
course, I couldn’t let my Core 2 Duo go to waste, so I had to
install 64-bit Linux. Suffice to say, Java and Flash are a pain and
some 32-bit applications aren’t entirely stable…”


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