May 28, 2005

Australian University Moves to Mac OS X from Linux

A college that is part of the University of Melbourne in Australia has replaced a lab of 20 computers running Debian Linux with iMac G5s running Tiger, according to a report in Computerworld.

According to school officials, the choice was made because Linux still has "some rough edges," Mac OS X Latest News about OS X has a version of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Latest News about Microsoft Office, and because of Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) Latest News about Apple greater ease of use. Trinity College systems administrator Tim Bell stressed, however, that Linux is a "good platform and is maintainable with minimal updates compared with Windows."

Link: Technology News

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