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awesome article and idea. I live in Boston so I little pride for this idea coming from MIT here is cambridge.
The ability to learn almost anything off the internet would open the door for many people in less fortunate areas of the world to study and learn for a fraction fo the cost. Imagine, one my college textbooks cost a 100 bucks, and a laptop you could learn from wiki-pedia basically for free. An iniative of this sort starting and funded by america would be money better spent than the billions of dollars spent on other "endeavours."
Red Hat has said that they will develop the distro for those interested: http://news.com.com/2110-7344_3-6033411.html
BryanLooking for a distro? Look here.
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02-08-2006 #4Originally Posted by bryansmith
Microsoft and Intel not behind this? It's not like they've got the most to lose over this? Oh, hang on...Linux user #126863 - see http://linuxcounter.net/