[UbuntuWomen] Introducing myself!

Vid Ayer svaksha at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 04:18:25 UTC 2008


On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Lesley King <lesley.king at freeuk.com> wrote:
> Hello!
>  I have just subscribed to this mailing list and am sending this email to
>  introduce myself.

Welcome Lesley !

>  I have used Linux for many years on my home PC as my husband is a kernel
>  hacker who now works for Canonical. I have used Ubuntu for the past year
>  and have been very impressed with how easy it is for a non-techie like
>  myself to use.
>  I am a primary school governor and am particularly interested in seeing
>  open source software being used in education.

Echoing Cathy, schools here (India) also use Windows extensively.
Trying to get them to understand that "piracy != free" does not go
down well with the management and the resistance to change is
unusually high (maybe due to costs?) as compared to the teaching staff
and students who (on average) i found were more accepting of change
and eager to learn.

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