[PLUG] Free Softwares for School
stargazer.dave at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 11:32:34 IST 2007
Why are we turning this into a flamewar and fulfilling the prophecies?
Sanity could have prevailed if we had only categorized software in the
following classes: crippled (shareware), gratis (freeware), non-GPL open
source, and GPLed, and in cases that were Windows-only, listed Linux
Still, my primary suggestion is to unequivocally suggest Edubuntu (or any of
your favourite distributions having an education flavour, if you have a good
point, but it will only fracture the original one). It may have proprietary
drivers, but at least IS Linux. It should be a good start for school
students, who needn't be exposed to politics so early. Let them choose
gNewsense when they are able to decide for themselves.
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