Mark Shuttleworth make the news here in SA

Mark Shuttleworth mark at canonical.com
Thu Feb 10 03:44:56 CST 2005


We are working on LTSP for Ubuntu, which will make a great platform for 
schools. I think Hoary will have good LTSP packages.

Marius Bock wrote:

> Mark, yes I agree, they are doing excellent work.
>
> I am currently working with a couple of schools that run Windows 
> platforms since as you know Microsoft provide schools software free of 
> charge.  The problem however is that most computers at schools are 
> old, hence cannot run Windows XP and must run old software like 
> Windows 95/98.  It is now a process of educating these schools that 
> they can use an Linux distribution like Ubuntu on the same old 
> hardware and get the benefit of current day software.
>
> Regards.
> Marius
> Marius Bock -- marius at henriska.co.za
>
> Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
>
>> Marius Bock wrote:
>>
>>> Not really ubuntu related but Mark made the news here -
>>>
>>> http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=105&art_id=vn20050208112413416C763790 
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> This is great work from my foundation team, and a very generous gift 
>> from Pick 'n Pay. Don't look at the pics though ;-).
>>
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