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Linux Being Launched at Schools

“The project to install open-source software at schools has been
launched in Russia. The first stage involves the tender, which is
to be held by the Ministry of Communications, to develop software
for the pilot regions. According to the tender procedure the
bidders are given a month and a half to assemble and test the
distributive. The results of the tender are planned to be announced
on November 30th. The winner will get 70 mln. rubles ($ 2.81
mln).

“A decisive battle in the fight against piracy at schools and
for the software legality has started. The competition to supply
schools with the open source software started on October 15th, so
on November 30th the results will be announced…”

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