Linked by David Adams on Thu 11th Dec 2008 00:14 UTC, submitted by jawbreaker
Humor A teacher in Austin, TX reprimanded a student for demonstrating Linux to his classmates and distributing free Linux CDs. She then goes on to contact Ken Starks of the HeliOS Project, who provided the CDs, and claim that "putting Linux on these machines is holding our kids back" and "No software is free and spreading that misconception is harmful". Although she claims to have used Linux herself in college, she feels that "putting on a carnival show for an operating system is not helping these children at all". On the HeliOS blog, Ken Starks hints that this may be more than just ignorance of the teacher's part.
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Angel Blue01
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2006-11-01

Well most of the IT positions when searching for "desktop support" list Active Directory, even help desks. I've seen every interviewer look at me in dismay when I mention I don't have Active Directory experience, which I'm sure has cost me several possible hirings, but unlike Linux I can't easily download and play with Windows Server on a spare box at home (legally) to gain experience.

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