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Ubuntu Reaches 220,000 PCs in Schools in Spain

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Canonical’s recent efforts to promote desktop Ubuntu on the workstations of large organizations have focused primarily on the business world. But perhaps the company’s greatest prospects lie in the education channel. That’s where 220,000 Ubuntu-based PCs are now running in Andalusia, Spain. Here are the details, and what they say about desktop Linux’s viability in the education market. When it comes to making money by selling support services around desktop Ubuntu, Canonical seems to be most interested in business customers. It has created a Business Desktop Remix spin (IT news)