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[News] Malta Brings StarOffice to Schools Under New Scheme

  • Subject: [News] Malta Brings StarOffice to Schools Under New Scheme
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 03:35:21 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
  • User-agent: KNode/0.10.4
€ 2 scheme for teachers and students for StarOffice 

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| Maltese students and teachers can purchase StarOffice applications software 
| for a once-only payment of €2.  


They could get it for free with Google Pack.


IBM Linux education programme [in Malta]

,----[ Quote ]
| One of the ICT education initiatives is the Linux Education
| Programme, through which 60 persons who already work in the
| ICT industry ambit will certify themselves as Linux Entry
| Level Administrators.


Leo Brincat's missionary zeal - Malta and Open Source

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| While Labour "studies" what its weekly half-hour trip on the internet
| gives it, we are developing areas where we think the benefits of
| open-source technology can really make a difference.
| [...]
| Moreover, should he have researched even further he would have also 
| realised that we are taking our open standards policy even a step further 
| and extending it to cut across different technological platforms such as we 
| recently did with the eGovernment Web Framework when we extended it to 
| cover also Oracle technologies and are currently preparing for its final 
| extension into Linux.


French students to get open-source software on USB key

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| French authorities will give out 175,000 USB memory sticks
| loaded with open-source software to Parisian high-school
| students at the start of the next school year.


Free Ubuntu laptops for French students

,----[ Quote ]
| Five thousand French students now have laptops running
| Ubuntu, thanks to a local government initiative.


Supinfo ambitionne de certifier 10.000 étudiants sur SuSE Linux

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| Tous les étudiants de la prestigieuse école d'informatique Supinfo seront 
| certifiés sur Suse Linux Enterprise dans les 5 prochaines années          


173 000 French students and 40 000 teachers to get Firefox on a USB key

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| Jean-Paul Huchon, president of the Région Ile de France (the greater Paris 
| local government) has announced yesterday that his administration has started  
| distributing 220 000 USB keys with Free and Open-Source software on it, 
| including Firefox. The recipients are mostly students (173 000 of them) and 
| teachers (40 000).   


French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Choose Mandriva

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| The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries chose to migrate its local 
| servers (about 400 machines) from Windows NT Server to Mandriva 
| Corporate Server 4.0, within two years.


France pins hopes of growth on open-source software

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| The French government plans to make the region around Paris a center of 
| excellence for open-source software development, the French Minister of the 
| Economy, Finance and Industry, Thierry Breton, said Monday.


French National Assembly switches to Linux

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| Linux, OpenOffice and Firefox favoured
| [...]
| One deputy in favour of the move is Bernard Carayon, commissioned by
| the Prime Minister earlier this year to report on how European
| businesses could play a greater role in developing global industrial
| standards, in order to reduce Europe's economic dependance on other
|                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| regions.


French consumer group attacks PC software bundling

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| UFC-Que Choisir legal officer Sandra Wouhling said current
| practice effectively forced ordinary consumers to buy computers
| using Microsoft operating systems whereas companies anda
| dministrations were offered a real choice.


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