[ubuntu-marketing] Why should we teach students Linux??

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Thu Mar 8 16:37:09 GMT 2007

On ma, 2007-03-05 at 17:16 +0100, Roel Bindels wrote:
> I'm tutor on the Faculty ICT, department NID. This is a bachelor
> degree and we are preparing our students to become something more then
> just System Administrators (such as manager, consulting, etc....).
> Since this department is part of the Microsoft camp, the students are
> educated mostly in this direction, which I think is not a bad thing. A
> better thing would be if we could give our students the opportunity to
> meat both the systems on the same level, at least, that is my
> opinion. 

Actually, basic knowledge with 2 operating systems seems to be a bare
minimum to me.  How can a manager or a consultant ever do a good job if
they only know 1 thing?  I mean, there is no need for someone making
decisions if they know only one choice to select from...

Jan Claeys

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