Mozilla Becoming More Popular at University of Houston

Monday November 4th, 2002

Luke writes: "Wanted to give the folks out there a reaction to how Mozilla is being received by the University of Houston." Rather well, it seems. Mozilla currently isn't supported by the Texan university's IT Support Center but they will reassess the situation if demand continues to increase.

UPDATE! Boris writes in with some details about Mozilla support at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "I saw the article about University of Houston, and figured folks may be interested in what other universities are doing... So here's the official take on Mozilla at MIT. Note the 'mozilla has recently been made the default Web browser for Athena Linux and Sun machines' part; Athena is the system of publicly available computers on campus.

"They've also been considering making the switch to Mozilla as the major supported mail client but ran into some issues with it, it seems.

"Finally, we made the math department's tip of the week!"

Are there any other Mozilla-friendly universities out there? Post your comments to this article.

#4 And in Cambridge(UK)...

by jgraham

Tuesday November 5th, 2002 2:56 PM

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Mozilla has become the default browser for the linux machines on the network, although for some unspecified reason netscape 4.7 is still being used on windows. I guess they'll upgrade soon. This change came as a shock to one of our lecturers who only discovered the upgrade in the middle of our lecture when netscape refused to load. It also seems to get some use on college and student run facilities such as this <…ok/kwok_linux2.html#AEN41> at my college.