The kids are all right with Linux

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School starts early in Georgia. The kids are all back at it.

It was on a pre-semester visit to my son’s high school that I got a shock on Friday.

The PCs were gone. In their place were banks of terminals, with small flat-panel screens, all hard-wired to the desks. A teacher’s son was messing with one, causing a reboot.

And that’s when I got the shock. Linux.

Apparently my son’s school spent the summer ripping out the old PC system and replacing it with a centralized Linux server and terminals.

Now here’s the real shocking part.

No one noticed.

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