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Milton Public Library and Other Regional Libraries Deploy GNU/Linux

Screenshot from library in Canada



Screenshot of Userful



Summary: An exemplary success story of GNU/Linux on the desktops in Canada; another new example from Craigslist

OUR reader Tony Manco from Canada has found out that libraries in his area run GNU/Linux. Some hours ago he sent us the screenshots above and confirmed that more than a single library ended up using this product from Userful (Canadian company and a Novell partner).



It's just truly pleasant to see how GNU/Linux is quietly used in many places where people do not expect to find it. How about Denny's for example? And there's also this from the news:

Is Craigslist using Ubuntu? Is this picture proof?



This is going to be a relatively short article. Why? Because its basically just a discovery but an interesting one at that. While visiting Craigslist today before signing in I noticed that the picture they used to display cautionary directions about scam addresses is most likely an Ubuntu screenshot of Firefox.


The next post will explore disinformation about GNU/Linux market share.

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