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The GNOME Journal: Macedonia Deploys 5,000 GNOME in Public Schools

Dec 05, 2005, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Arangel Angov)

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"When the Republic of Macedonia decided to deploy Linux in 468 schools and 182 computer labs nationwide, they chose GNOME on an Ubuntu distribution...

"Republic of Macedonia is a small country in Southern Europe with a population of around 2 million. Internet penetration is only around 5% and software piracy rate is rampant. Also, the government does not play any major role in the development of the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and a private sector is dominated by Microsoft technologies..."

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