Linked by weildish on Thu 12th Feb 2009 04:43 UTC
Linux Cuba recently launched its own answer to Windows this week, or, in the bigger picture, what the Cubans are calling "US Hegemony." Nova, the new open source OS being offered by the Cuban government, is being made to boot out US-based Microsoft products.
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About the money
by J.R. on Thu 12th Feb 2009 09:51 UTC
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You can argue that its about freedom, but in reality they have no guarantee that their Linux system will be any more backdoor-free compared with proprietary products unless they trace every line of code themselves.

Furthermore, for a country where no one (apparently including the government) has any money, they really don't have much of a choice unless they want to get a pirated windows.

My last take: A country which is so primitive, migration to Linux would be much easier since common people don't own computers.

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