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Cuba is Preparing to Quit Windows and Avoid Microsoft

Sep 17, 2007, 20:30 (8 Talkback[s])


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"Cuban authorities are seriously preparing to quit the Windows operating system and use the GNU/Linux free software instead, thus avoiding any sanctions for using this computer system by the Windows' owner, the giant Microsoft Corporation.

"More than 3 800 technicians have been already trained in the country, and Ciego de Ávila, located in the mid eastern part of the Island, is a good example of this. In that province, there are around 600 people taking intensive 4-month courses to learn about the use of Linux and replace the Windows operation system..."

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