[SATLUG] 'Woman Blames Dell for missing classes' because of Ubuntu

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 12:42:06 CST 2009


I just submitted the suggestion to a certain school district here as well.

Cheers;
Ed


toddwbucy at grandecom.net wrote:
> It would be nice if some of the local universities would do the switch,  might
> be able to lower the tuition a little if a certain university wasn't paying
> millions of dollars a year to M$ in licensing fees.
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> Todd
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>> Wonder what it will be like if the US gov't chooses to follow the
>> example of some of its European cousins, and switches major chunks of
>> its operations to open source?  Watch M$ howl then!  School districts
>> are already doing it -- chopping IT budgets, opting for open source
>> solutions, and using the saved moneys to keep teachers they'd otherwise
>> have to fire.
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>> Cheers;
>> Ed
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