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'Open Minds' want Linux and open source in American schools

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Many other countries are turning to Linux and open-source for their school-house computer needs, and now there's a conference for those who want to bring it to schools in the U.S.

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How open source saved a school district’s IT department

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California district slashes expenses, improves productivity with open source software

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All Macedonian students to use Linux desktops

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The One Laptop per Child's XO, better known as the $100 laptop, gets most of the headlines but NComputing is showing in Macedonia, with its Ubuntu Linux based servers and virtual PC terminals, that there's more than one way to get inexpensive Linux desktops into students' hands.

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Russian GNU/Linux-based OS to be installed in every school

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Russian OS is to be installed on every school computer in Russia by 2009. Furthermore, every pupil will get the opportunity to operate the applied software produced in Russia, Leonid Reiman, acting Minister of Communication stated at a press conference. Experts and market participants consider the terms within which software is to be developed quite reasonable. According to Mr.

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Open Source in Israeli Schools

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Even though the Israeli Ministry of Education puts much emphasis on Microsoft products, Open Source activists are beginning to make a change in this scene. An example is Blich, a famous school in Ramat-Gan, where 2 16 year old students and the school’s IT staff have replaced an outdated proprietary portal with Drupal

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Linux-alliance sets free school software in Russia

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Russian Linux software developers have created an alliance to jointly participate in tenders to supply schools with open source software. The total number of specialist entering the alliance has exceeded the given number in Mandriva and Ubuntu Canonical producer, all in all.

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Bare-Bones OpenOffice PC in Wal-Mart's Back-to-School Bin

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"For years now, industry restrictions and tightening profit margins have forced PC manufacturers to shy away from offering productivity software on their new PCs," stated Eugene Chang, product manager for Everex. "Our main focus was to build a no-compromise, back-to-school PC with all the software applications a typical student would require," Chang said.

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San Diego rolls out laptops with Linux

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" Looking for a cost-effective way to deliver portable computing to every student, the San Diego Unified School District is installing machines with desktop Linux and other open-source software. In turning to open source, San Diego joins a growing number of school systems aiming to extend computing resources affordably to more users."

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Microsoft bows to complaint from Linpro

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Microsoft has agreed to change the terms of its school agreement with Norwegian regional municipalities, following a complaint by Norwegian company Linpro to The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA).

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