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Re: [K12OSN] Dying mice and enthusiasm

I, too, would be interested in knowing why that administrator wants to 
keep funneling his tax dollars inefficiently toward making the richest guy 
in the world richer, while continually faced with budget strains. . .


On 24 Oct 2003, Terrell Prude', Jr. wrote:

> Our school district did the same thing with Macs.  They said "No more
> Macs at all.  You *will* move to Windows PCs."  They have a very similar
> attitude toward Free Software--ours is a Windows-only shop.
> I think it would be very much worth investigating further.  I do know
> that there was quite a stir in Texas not too long ago with open-source
> legislation, and Microsoft was all over the legislature wheelin' and
> dealin'.  Did the Associate Superintendent give a reason, and if so,
> would you be willing to share it?
> --TP
> On Fri, 2003-10-24 at 10:22, Alan A Hodson wrote:
>     Hi gang
>     In one of the schools where we are running K12LTSP 3.1.2 (1.1 with 
>     updated rpms) for 30 diskless workstations, the mice keep dying on 
>     us, generally while running Open Office. The remedy - restart the 
>     computer - is more than mildly annoying. Has anybody else experience 
>     this? How was it solved?
>     Thanks for any help/support you are able to provide - This request is 
>     made two days after the Associate Superintendent for Technology in 
>     our district put out a memo stopping ALL further deployment of ANY 
>     Linux OR Open Source solutions... I am waking around in a daze... is 
>     Microsoft making some new offers that our taxpayers should know 
>     about, or is it perhaps a Texas political agenda item?
>     May God have mercy on us!
>     Cheers
>     Alan A Hodson
>     TIS/ El Paso ISD
>     aahodson episd org
>     -=o=-
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> --TP 
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Doug Simpson
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DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
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