June 27, 2007
Linux Desktop Solution Supports 'Let's Play a Million' Campaign
(Press Release) (openPR) - EDMONTON, CanadaÃ¢â¬â26 June 2007Ã¢â¬âCanada-based Omni Technology Solutions has teamed up with Novell South Africa, Userful, and Pinnacle Micro to provide the Linux desktop computers for the "Let's Play a Million" South African telethon on June 27, 2007. Each of the telethon locations will be equipped with a five-user SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. Using the Desktop Multiplier software, the single computer will allow five operators to work at the same time to enter pledges. The national telethon is a joint initiative of UNICEF, Supersport, the Department of Education of South Africa and five South African radio stations. The objective is to donate a million soccer balls to South African youth and promote child survival through sports and healthy living.