Windows apps run on thin clients for adults - kids are happy to convert to Linux.
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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.
Linux seller MandrakeSoft has had to delay shipment of its newest version of Linux because of problems in moving manufacturing to the United States.Mandrake Linux 8.
Texas Instruments has announced that it's supporting Linux as an operating system to run atop its Open Multimedia Application Platform (OMAP) designs for next-generation cell phone designs. In addition, the company has chosen RidgeRun to provide support for Linux on OMAP devices.
Software developers associated with the K Desktop Environment project have launched an initiative to help convince big business of the benefits of Linux--and particularly the K Desktop Environment (KDE)--over more traditional software.KDE::Enterprise is an attempt to remedy one of the persistent limitations of Linux: its failure to achieve significant use as a desktop platform.