Linux spreads; Government hops on board

I am an Ubuntu (Linux) user so it warms my heart to hear that IBM is going to start offering Linux-loaded computers in Eastern Europe.

And on the note of using Ubuntu, I was attending a workshop on, basically, the Government and it’s processes today. At this Government-run workshop the speaker had a laptop loaded with Ubuntu.

While there were a few technical hitches with running a DVD, everything else (Power points) ran great.

I’m glad that more and more people are ditching pay software and going with free and open source technology. Why pay hundreds of dollars for an operating system or a word processor when you can get an equivalent for free!? In this example I’m thinking of Ubuntu (of course) and OpenOffice respectively.

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4 Responses to “Linux spreads; Government hops on board”


  1. 1 OrepEldepeTwidamem December 31, 2008 at 1.52 pm

    auuyxvpsycidengfwell, hi admin adn people nice forum indeed. how’s life? hope it’s introduce branch 😉

  2. 2 kookimebux February 2, 2009 at 7.55 am

    Hello. And Bye. 🙂


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