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Socialist Party in Spain wants open source on school laptops Spain’s socialist party (PSOE) wants the laptops that are to be disseminated to 420,000 school students in September to be equipped with open source software.
Plonegov Italy officially launched The Italian chapter of Plonegov, an international project to develop open source e-government applications using the Plone open source content management system, was launched officially today at a conference in Sorrento, in southern Italy.
15-05-2009 OSOR : Schools in Austria are no longer compensated for software licence costs they make for office applications, as of the coming school year, starting this fall. Instead, the ministry of Education is promoting the use of the open … Continue reading
USB3 is out from NEC electronics NEC being the first to announce the first USB 3.0 host controller, the next generation standartd that is expected to offer a ten-fold speed increase over the current USB2.0.
The HMR Group with site http://www.hmrgroup.co.uk/ is been using the Ubuntu logo ,which is strictly forbidden by the Ubuntu trademark policy http://www.ubuntu.com/aboutus/trademarkpolicy
Canonical launches Ubuntu One private beta. This storage and file sharing offers a free 2 GB or 10 GB for $ 10.
15/05/2009 OSOR : The European Council says migrating the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Court of Auditors to open source desktops will decrease budgetary costs.
Sun may have the MySQL name, but every one has its open-source code and MySQL co-founder Monty Widenius is taking the popular open-source DBMS (database management system) and forking it in a new directions.
According to Alexa.com, Google is the top-ranked site in the U.S. and Iran. Almost 38 percent of all Google users are from the U.S. and nearly 3 percent are from Iran. Over the last week,
Open source community in spain protests national plan for school PCs The Spanish free software association Hispalinux is protesting plans by the Spanish government to massively introduce Microsoft’s operating systems and applications on school computers.