"The Philippines has a local distribution of GNU/Linux called
Bayanihan Linux. User group Bluepoint Linux Users Elite offers a
Total Linux training program. Other user groups include Katipunan
Avenue Linux Users Group in Quezon City and Philippine Linux Users'
Group (PLUG) in Manila. The Philippines is also the home of
campaigners like Roberto Verzola, a long-time activist for
extending people's participation on the Net.
"University of the Philippines, Quezon City, President of the
Board of Regents Dr. Francisco Nemenzo -- in an open letter --
advocated users 'install the Linux operating system and use
OpenOffice or StarOffice for word processing, making ...
presentations, spreadsheets, data bases, etc., sending emails, and
accessing the Internet.'
"Greenpeace Southeast Asia (Philippines) recently began a shift
to Linux desktops..."