Xavier thrives in Linux

Got this from our mailing-list:

xavier school deploys 600 ubuntu linux desktops

And what is the current situation?
dump windows save millions (read comments too =D)

Some “concerned guy” started the whole “quality education = Windows, poor education = Linux” stuff. Apparently the guy is not aware of the rising credibility of open computing.

My points for him can be explained better by this article:

Linux in Higher Education: Open Source, Open Minds, Social Justice

…which talks about the role of FOSS in higher education. There’s a bit there that talks about computer fluency vs computer literacy and how the “which button to press” kind of training is not sufficient.

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~ by rosmant on January 23, 2009.

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