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ZDNet Education: The Effects of Vista on Linux in Education

Sep 20, 2006, 23:15 (14 Talkback[s])

Will Vista Kill Linux for Ed Tech?

"However, I'm afraid that my inner CIO just can't get as worked up anymore about Linux as it used to.

"Indiana claims to be saving about 1 million dollars by rolling out Linux at 25 high schools (see Million Dollar Linux), but we have yet to see any information on end user experiences, long-term support and training issues, and, most importantly, total cost of ownership...."

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Who is Killing Desktop Linux?

":ast week my colleague, Chris Dawson, wrote Will Vista kill Linux for Ed Tech? and he did a really nice job of it. Of course, he wasn't talking about Linux as an OS, or as a subject of serious study or utility. What Chris was referring to was Linux as a desktop computing environment geared toward personal productivity..."

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