Taipei Times: Government Says All New PCs Must be Linux-Friendly
Jun 04, 2006, 14:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"The government-run Central Trust of China has mandated for the
first time that all desktop computers purchased from now on must be
Linux-compatible, demonstrating the government's desire to widen
the nation's usage of open source software.
"'It is a global trend that Linux is gaining wider adoption due
to its lower costs and better adaptability,' Mike Lin, a consultant
at the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), told the Taipei Times