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Open source route frees the mind

Feb 03, 2010, 09:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"One thing holding back the greater adoption of free software in this country is free software.

"Schools could use Linux and other open source technologies, but the Education Ministry very kindly negotiates on their behalf with Microsoft for a licence covering all New Zealand state and integrated schools.

"It's a gift that Albany Senior High School, which opened last year, looked at and rejected.

"Instead it has a policy of going open source wherever possible, using Ubuntu Linux on the desktop, the Mandriva server and applications such as OpenOffice, content manager Moodle, Mahara for student portfolios, and Koha for its library catalogue."

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