The LUG of Iraq is establishing a Linux Center in Baghdad to conduct training in all levels of Linux usage, administration, and development. With a
mission to launch a Linux-based training lab and a lending library, the organization seeking global assistance in setting up the program.
Ashraf T. Hasson, one of the founders of the Baghdad-based Linux Users Group has commented that a migration strategy is not necessary in Iraq and open
source Linux can penetrate the market before users get "locked into something else."
March 12, 2004