Adventures with Neko

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| Recently, a few of us had a discussion about translating the book to
| Malayalam. GNU/Linux is now available in a lot of schools - and a local
| language version would be a boon to many smart kids who are capable of
| learning things by themselves.
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http://pramode.net/2008/01/06/adventures-with-neko/


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The Story of Free Software in Kerala, India

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| We saw how Free Software has come to stay in Kerala. The natural question
| this raises is, “Why Kerala?” There is no other state in the country where
| Free Software has made an impact that is anywhere near that in Kerala. *
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http://swatantryam.blogspot.com/2007...ala-india.html


Kerala On Linux Express Highway

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| The Linux slip-road that the state took is slowly becoming an
| express highway.
|
| [...]
|
| If we twist Napoleon's quote on China a bit, we can safely say, "Linux is a
| sleeping giant, let it sleep, because when Linux moves the world moves!"
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http://www.efytimes.com/efytimes/ful...16139&magid=11


“Linux is more stable, it is crash resistant, and its compatibility and
interoperability is as high as Microsoft”

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| Here is what Wassan has to say on the strategic equilibrium that he is
| working on for government and enterprises. He feels it is vital for
| opening up an opportunity for Linux to compete and develop a stronghold
| on the market
|
| [...]
|
| Majority of the schools in Kerala, for instance, have already switched over
| to Linux and this has been possible only with the help of government support.
| Moreover, 18 of 28 Indian states use Linux or have pilot projects for to be
| used in government depart*ments and education sector. *
|
| [...]
|
| We have developed a partner*ship with eSys India who already has its own base
| of large number of channel partners. Our products and software are supplied
| to the end-customers through the retail partners of eSys. We are in a
| dialogue to develop alliances with more and more distributors so that our
| reach to the customers is increased. * *
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http://dqchannels.ciol.com/content/c.../107070601.asp


Students develop supercomputer

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| Team leader C. Mahesh said that Dakshina, with Linux operating system, is a
| platform to deliver excellent performance for users who seek high computer
| power and resource in a multitasking environment. Dakshina utilises message
| passing interface for a fault tolerant communication between the
| computational nodes. It also utilises parallelism technologies like
| multicore, multithreading and cluster of workstations.
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http://www.hindu.com/2007/11/06/stor...0650920200.htm


FOSS India Awards: Name It To Claim It

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| According to openITis.com, "By creating a platform for Indian developers to
| showcase their contributions, we hope to wipe away the rampant misconception
| that Indians do not contribute to the FOSS ecosystem..."
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http://www.efytimes.com/efytimes/22513/news.htm


Students develop new GNU installer

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| “The developed installer LX series of advanced Debian GNU Hurd is available
| in the CD format. It makes the installation task much simple and easy to
| boot,” said Raju. The students were assisted by two lecturers P Badarudeen
| and A.Ragesh of the IT department, besides the guidance by Philip Charles.
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http://www.newindpress.com/NewsItems...Kerala&rLink=0