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Last school year, I worked as a technology coordinator for a rural high school in Illinois. In an attempt to save the school some money, I introduced OpenOffice.org, GIMP, Firefox, and Thunderbird. Linux was also installed on a few desktop PCs and a couple of servers. Ubuntu was the Linux distribution selected.

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fredsambo

6 years 47 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago

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This is a really great article!

This is a really great article! I have been working on an Edubuntu project up here in Maine and am confronted with the same issues.

Getting the computers donated = Easy

Getting geeks to install/configure/test machines = Easy

Marketing Edubuntu to teachers and Administrators = Not so easy

We really need to get on the marketing bandwagon with Ubuntu. We have a great product, teriffic support (both free and purchased), now we need to SELL it!

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underthelinux

6 years 47 weeks 4 days 54 min ago

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Is there a Loco team in your area?

Is there a Loco team in your area? Maybe they can help with advocation. Its just a regional team, dedicated to spreading the ubuntu linux way of life.

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fredsambo

6 years 47 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago

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OH yeah we have a team we just

OH yeah we have a team we just tend to be on the technical side of things, not the Marketing/Organizational/Fund Raising side.

We will figure it out. :D