DesktopLinux: Four Countries Order 4 Million Linux-Powered OLPC Laptops
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"A spokesperson for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program
revealed July 31 that the countries of Nigeria, Brazil, Argentina,
and Thailand have each tendered commitments to purchase 1 million
Linux laptops through the U.S.-based program.
"Several media outlets reported last week that Nigeria had
committed to buying 1 million of the laptops, and others reported
(incorrectly) that $1 million worth of computers--or about
10,000--had been requested by the African nation..."