Russia plans to install a Linux-derived "Russian OS" in every school in
that country, as reported
by CNews. Pilot programs are to start in three regions in 2008, with 2009
being targeted for a full rollout. "The main aim of the given work is
to reduce dependence on foreign commercial software and provide education
institutions with the possibility to choose whether to pay for commercial
items or to use the software, provided by the government.
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