[ubuntu-uk] ubunto in college, was Re: Women, LinuxWorld, Stuff

ac "aec$news" at candt.waitrose.com
Mon Sep 18 19:54:43 BST 2006


ana wrote:
> hi
> 
> Caroline Ford wrote:
>> (College has horribly locked down XP boxes and a fairly fascist web
>> filter..)
>>   
> 
> Yes. It is not the teachers's fault. We had a college IT teacher in the
> hacklab once, he explained that even if he wants to teach some free
> software he can't, they are locked in a contract with microsoft by which
> they can not install any other software on the machines.

Nice and clear. May be a useful focus in appropriate circumstances

> 
> He still offered live CDs and even used one of them to show them.

Good opportunity for a local LUG to help out in closer contact with th
edepartment students, avoiding formal contact with staff fo diplomatic
reasons maybe.
-- 
alan c




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