Linux is a free computer operating system that offers the potential for true multitasking and greater stability than Windows, its proponents say. But will Linux catch fire among K-12 educators who are already comfortable using the Windows platform on school PCs? (At the moment, the question isn't germane for educators using Macintosh operating systems.)

Corel Corp. thinks Windows-using educators are ready for a switch. At the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando in early March, Corel demonstrated its own desktop version of Linux, which, the company claims, is easy to install, easy to use, and simple to integrate...

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