A recent article on ITWorldCanada.com tells the story of three cash-strapped school districts and their attempts to save money by switching to Linux-based operating systems. Drawn to the open source software architecture for its flexibility and the potential cost-savings that arises from a lack of licensing fees, the schools began the process of revamping their systems to Linux. But, according to the article, the results were less than encouraging. Among their frustrations, the schools said the systems proved too complex and more costly than expected to support.