[ubuntu-uk] Persuading a school to switch

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 18:53:14 GMT 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Craig <craig at zygoid.co.uk> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>         I have been an Ubuntu user for not very long (since around October) and
>  have been amazed at the stability, compatibility and usability amongst
>  many other things. I think it really shows what a community can do if
>  they pull together - they can develop an operating system that (in my
>  biased opinion) is better than that of a multi-billion pound company.
>         I am 13 and go to Court Moor School in Hampshire. The school is very
>  keen on getting the latest technology - virtual learning environments,
>  computerised registration etc. Currently I am persuading various people
>  around the school to switch to ubuntu. I have found quite a few people
>  who would be interested in having someone who really knows what they're
>  talking about to show them some of the features and the security they
>  could use and some of the things included in edubuntu.
>         Obviously this is still in early stages, I was just wondering if this
>  is something that anyone would possibly be interested in doing so I
>  could negotiate further. Otherwise, any ideas on ways to persuade a
>  school to switch to ubuntu?
>  Craig.

Also if your school uses the PARS registration system, there is no
Linux alternative.

Kris Douglas
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