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