Nicaraguan schools to move to Linux

Argentia, Brazil, Linux activity is a hot bed in South America. Now the latest country, Nicaragua, has announced that they are migrating their schools to Linux.

The Ministry of Education have plans for developing an Ubuntu-based educational distribution aimed at public and private elementary and secondary schools in Nicaragua…

One of the first tasks is to identify and classify all the free educational software included in the Ubuntu repositories, and see which software packages needs to be adapted to fit the national curriculum for schools and how much new software has to be developed from scratch.

Good on ’em.

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