I feel vindication. Here, my efforts are scorned by several commentators because I advocated and installed GNU/Linux in many schools because it works and fits well with educational systems. IT needs to thrive in schools and a model that business likes, XP and inActive Directory, does not. The EULA stifles IT in schools. The lack of updates for applications, the re-re-reboots, and the lock-down necessary to fight malware stifle education. It’s boring too. GNU/Linux on the other hand empowers students to install stuff, create web pages and web applications and databases… It’s limited only by the imagination and students have no known limits. A school’s greatest asset is their students. Teachers who empower their students can accomplish anything.
Here is a story about a student recommending GNU/Linux to invigorate IT in his school: