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DesktopLinux.com: Indonesia Adopts JDS on Linux as a National Desktop

Sep 16, 2005, 14:30 (3 Talkback[s])

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"Indonesia's Ministry of Research and Technology Thursday said it will implement a Java Desktop System (JDS) on Linux as a national-standard desktop, customed-designed for its own culture. This desktop software will be a major component of the new Indonesia Goes Open Source (IGOS) program that aims to help eliminate the 'digital divide in the world's largest archipelago,' the ministry and Sun Microsystems said in a joint announcement.

"The ministry said it will develop its own IGOS-branded software stack using JDS on Linux as the base platform..."

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