Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Oct 2010 22:33 UTC, submitted by sawboss
In the News "The Russian state plans to revamp its computer services with a Windows rival to reduce its dependence on US giant Microsoft and better monitor computer security, a lawmaker said Wednesday. Moscow will earmark 150 million rubles (3.5 million euros, 4.9 million dollars) to develop a national software system based on the Linux operating system, Russian deputy Ilia Ponomarev told AFP, confirming an earlier report in the Vedomosti daily." Right. I guess this has absolutely nothing to do with this. Want to buy a unicorn?
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5 millions US$ to ...
by dvhh on Thu 28th Oct 2010 03:05 UTC
dvhh
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2006-03-20

make a linux distro that will look like windows (compiz) and that will probably run windows programs (wine)? sure that is money well spent, if they ever contribute back. I'm pretty sure it hasn't been done before (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Flag_Linux).

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