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- 10-27-2011 #11
- 10-27-2011 #12
- Join Date
- Feb 2005
Don't forget to mention that it will save the school thousands in licence fees and is practically malware free and much more secure than windows.
- 10-27-2011 #13
I have done some presentations on linux and other FOSS here at work , what I like to do is to present all the power and capabilities of the software, stability, success stories, etc. And at the end just one line : "Oh, did I mention (all/most) of it can be get for free?" . It is a good punch line.
- 10-27-2011 #14
Thanks a bunch so i am thinking it will go something like this
title page: Linux and Open Source in our school
Summary: saving and possibly making money by switching to Open Source
(selling all the hard drives and going diskless)
and idk after that
- 10-30-2011 #15
- Join Date
- Apr 2009
- I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
1. Able to continue using current hardware.
2. No OS upgrade costs.
3. Applications can easily be recompiled to work with new/different OS versions.
Schools are very hard-pressed for funds these days, even with MS offering "free" educational versions of their software. Remember, new MS software usually requires new hardware...
Last edited by Rubberman; 10-31-2011 at 01:06 AM.Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!
- 10-30-2011 #16