How Linux saved our Chinese bacon

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| We just hinted that some of the Linux distros out are International out of
| the box. She took no convincing at all. "OK, lets give Linux a go," was her
| decision. We chose Kubuntu to slap on her new machine. We chose it because it
| works (when it is properly setup), there are loads of apps available on the
| repos, and it has some educator-centric niceties that other distros make you
| hunt for.
|
| [...]
|
| We just got off the phone with our friend. She is a now a member of the
| Ubuntu forum, every question she asked was answered. She never called for
| help. She is answering some questions on the forum. She is ready for a
| tee-shirt that says "I Use Kubuntu".
|
| [...]
|
| For this Kubuntu install, we have to say: mission accomplished.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=42397

As another example, a lady from the Geneva library switched to Ubuntu Linux on
their PCs as well (see below). That was weeks ago.


Recent:

Linux at the Library?

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| It is friendly and it is free and it is being used at the Geneva Public
| Library. Come and visit and see what all the fuss is about. I bet you will
| like it. *
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http://genevapubliclibrary.org/content/view/37/50/