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Cuba embraces migration to free and open source software

Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:08 pm
by osmansiddiq
HAVANA — Cuba's government is trying to shake off the yoke of at least one capitalist empire — Microsoft (MSFT)— by joining with socialist Venezuela in converting its computers to open-source software.
Both governments say they are trying to wean state agencies from Microsoft's proprietary Windows to the open-source Linux operating system, which is developed by a global community of programmers who freely share their code. ... tware.html