Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jul 2006 17:37 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Hardware, Embedded Systems Nigeria has officially ordered and paid for one million of the One Laptop per Child devices, according to the Nigerian Vanguard newspaper. The deal is the first actual order for the project that aims to provide Linux-powered laptops to children in developing economies. Make the cheesiest spam joke, and you get a cookie.
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O the other hand,
by shotsman on Wed 26th Jul 2006 20:07 UTC
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1) 1 million less machines to fall foul of WGA however dubious this might turn out to be.
2) 1 million more OSS Systems in an expanding and growing country with a lot of potential wealth.

Once these get deployed then I'm sure that some on the undoubted many many PC's running pirated XP etc will be converted to Linux.

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