Windows apps run on thin clients for adults - kids are happy to convert to Linux.
The Linux vendor is experiencing substantial growth in the education market as schools convert Unix to Linux and universities deploy Linux clusters.
Along with imposing a ban on Coca-Cola and Pepsi, the state of Kerala is encouraging the state's 12,500 schools to switch to Linux.
20,000 more students will have access to Linux workstations, thanks to new state grant program.
As Linux grows, the need for formal education programs in college settings is growing too.
LinuxWorld in New York saw an impressive bunch of converts line up behind the open-source OS. But can the software's creator and minder Linus Torvalds cope, now that Linux is getting bizzy?
Gerhard Burtscher, a longtime computer executive, will take over as chief executive of German Linux seller SuSE on Saturday as part of a reorganization expected to bring profitability in 2002.Burtscher will take over from Johannes Nussbickel, who was promoted from chief financial officer in June and will resume that position.