Use of Linux by nonprofit organizations is nothing new. For one thing, the lower costs of Linux fit in well with limited budgets. Now, though, some end users at nonprofit organizations are choosing Linux for a completely different reason–namely, a better desktop experience than theyve been getting from Windows.
“Using Windows ME, weve had lots of problems with popups and spyware. Theres been none of that with Linux,” says Subroto Mukerjea, a site director for the Computer Learning Center in Fairfax County, VA. Mukerjea oversees one of 14 sites within an after school program for children and teens aged six to 16.
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