June 10, 2003

Vietnam to roll out 5000 Linux PCs for public schools

Larry Nguyen writes: "CMC
Group, a software company in Vietnam, has won the bid to roll out 5000
Linux PCs for public schools in 61 provinces. CMC has released its
localized Linux distribution which is based on Red Hat Linux. The public
schools will be using Linux with a locallized OpenOffice.org version.
Also from the post the government had approved funding for developing
OSS in Vietnam. Usages of OSS in government branches, agencies are also
being considered. The original news in Vietnamese posted by the
president of CMC Hanoi's office Ha The Minh could be found from here
http://www.linux.cmc.com.vn/forum/read.jsp?topic=242&id=748&range=20

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