Kerala is a state on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. Kerala government decided to use Linux instead of M$ platform. Children in 12,500 high schools in the state, Indiaâ€™s most literate, will not be taught Windows. Instead, instructors are lining up Linux for them. This is because Kerala has chalked out a plan for migrating its high school students to free software platforms in three years.
FTA, "Free software guru Richard Stallmanâ€™s visit last week had nudged the schools to discard the proprietary software altogether... Stallman has inspired Keralaâ€™s transition to free software on the lines of an exciting model of a Spanish province, which did the same..." the minister said.
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