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Comment Re:This seems stupid (Score 0) 45

Apparently, for MS Windwoes users, it auto-morphs such that the entire lower left quadrant of the screen has a massive CTRL "touchkey", the lower right quadrant is filled with an ALT "touchkey" and the entire top half with a DELETE "touchkey". Supposedly, those are the only three keys you need under Windows to achieve 90% of the productivity with it that you enjoy today on your desktop ...

Submission + - UK Gov. GNU / Linux, FLOSS push to 9.2m adults (bbc.co.uk)

drseuk writes: Low-cost computers are to be offered as part of a government scheme to encourage millions of people in the UK to get online for the first time.

Prices will start at £98 for a refurbished PC, with subsidised net connections available for £9 a month.

The cheap computers will run open-source software, such as Linux, and will include a flat-screen monitor, keyboard, mouse, warranty, dedicated telephone helpline and delivery.

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