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When I was in high school, during IT classes we worked with DOS, WordPerfect for DOS and BASIC. When my sister showed me her school textbook ‘Information technologies for gymnasium’, I was expecting tons of Windows screenshots. But, I was surprised.

Wow! Not only there are Ubuntu screenshots and big Wilber, no… The textbook explains what is Open Source, what are proprietary operating systems. You can even find words like FreeBSD, NetBSD, EXT2, EXT3, UFS Smile They equally provide space for Microsoft Windows Vista, XP and Ubuntu Linux (no MacOSX). Granted, in the office section, they explain how to work with MS Office tools, but they acknowledge existence of OpenOffice.org.

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Information technologies for gymnasium

Before someone from the English-speaking world wonders what "IT has to do with sports classes": A Gymnasium is an academically oriented secondary school (here in Germany, and apparently in Croatia too).

For real?

It's good to see that... Too bad my "gymnasium" days are over Sad

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