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ZDNet UK: UN Body Releases Desktop Linux Guide

Aug 25, 2004, 16:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"A Linux desktop manual for novice PC users has been produced by a UN-funded organisation, the International Open Source Network (IOSN). The manual has been produced to encourage developing countries to use open-source software. It includes basic information on how to manage files, browse the Web and produce OpenOffice documents on a Linux PC.

"Sunil Abraham, a manager at the Malaysia-based IOSN, said on Tuesday that it hopes the manual will encourage the development sector, especially Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) projects, to explore open-source software..."

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