[FSFTN] [ilugcbe] Re: Free laptops from TN Govt - Choice of OS
pravin1389 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 04:33:52 CDT 2011
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Shrinivasan T <tshrinivasan at gmail.com>wrote:
> > Operating System : Preloaded Dual booting - Windows starter edition
> > with Anti Virus for
> > 1 year license and Linux.
> If the windows costs min 1000 INR,
> 9,00,000 * 1,000 = 90,00,00,000
> 90 Cr rupees will be given to Microsoft.
> If we use Gnu/Linux, we can save the 90Cr.
My suggestion is first we have to list all the applications which we need,
in both on the proprietary and the Open Source software along with the cost.
then we can submit it to the government.
Also we can submit the "Customised Os" along with the applications as
Then, they can be easily able to adopt this.
If they see the customised one which satisfies their need.
So first we have to list the applications and the Gnu/Linux OS which
will be easy to use by everyone.
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