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1,095 girls ... run Linux

Post by Orbmiser » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:27 pm

A Year of the Linux Desktop
[url]http://www.kdenews.org/2013/07/04/year-linux-desktop[/url]
Around a year ago, a school in the southeast of England, Westcliff High School for Girls Academy (WHSG), began switching its student-facing computers to Linux, with KDE providing the desktop software. The school's Network Manager, Malcolm Moore, contacted us at the time. Now, a year on, he got in touch again to let us know how he and the students find life in a world without Windows.
Interesting read. And would be my focus is at schools & education before their minds are Burned in with Windows :shock:
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Post by excollier » Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:43 am

Good article. Should be required reading for all schools (and their accountants) In the UK adopting Linux could save money for the taxpayer, or as the article points out, spend it on the front line instead of lining the pockets of a big company and their shareholders.
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Post by mads » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:18 am

Great article, but the psychological impact on the MS victims would be enormous if it included a picture of bikini-wearing students in front of their Linux boxes. :lol:

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Post by anandrkris » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:36 am

Orbmiser wrote:Interesting read. And would be my focus is at schools & education before their minds are Burned in with Windows :shock:
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Righto, Catch them young. :)
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