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Brazil launches new version of their electronic government portal

http://news.northxsouth.com

Brazil has launched a new version of their e-government portal, using Plone and the Zope Application Server. NXS has translated the press release announcing the new website.

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[Brazilian] Brazil schools go Linux, 26 thousand computer labs

http://portal.mec.gov.br

Google translate text: Approximately ten million students in basic education will benefit this year with the delivery of 26 thousand computer labs.

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Brazilian President brings attention to Free Software

http://blog.worldlabel.com

In a symbolic show of support for Free Open Source Software and the OpenDocument Format, Brazilian President Lula da Silva recently attended the Linux-related FISL 10 conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he gave an address underscoring the importance of Free Open Source Software.

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KDE in nearly all public schools in brazil.

http://plagioastral.wordpress.com

Today I was in a public school near where I live for a interview with Nazareth, the coordinator of a social-inclusion project for the less afortunate kids in brazil, that live in 2 poor-communities: Alto do Coqueirinho and Bairro da paz.

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Brazil Protests OOXML Too! Asks Approval Be Reconsidered

http://www.groklaw.net

South Africa was the first, but not the last. Now Brazil has sent a letter protesting the adoption of OOXML as an ISO standard also, and Andy Updegrove says he has heard there will be more...

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More Microsoft Shenanigans: Microsoft Rep Shoots Down Brazil’s Appeal Against OOXML

http://boycottnovell.com

Brazil was about to file an appeal today (joining South Africa), but guess which company blocked it?

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Microsoft gouging Brazilians for 20 percent of income

http://www.cnet.com

Ever wonder why Brazil and other BRIC countries are so hot on open source, including Linux? Gustavo Duarte gives several reasons, not the least of which is the punitive pricing that Microsoft inflicts on these developing markets.

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Ministry of Education from Brazil is buying 3000 Debian GNU Linux computers

http://times.debian.net

The Ministry of Education from Brazil is buying more 3000 Debian GNU / Linux computers , with four multimedia terminals and compatible printers for installing at 3000 rural schools, with 36 months contractual support. This next bidding adds up to the previous 90000 Debian GNU / Linux computers, network and printers.

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LTSP saves old hardware in Brazilian doctor's office

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Integrated Neurology Service SINEURO's office, located in São Paulo, Brazil, migrated from various versions of Windows (from 98 to XP) on a network of five computers with eight nonskilled computer users. I was the consultant in charge, and I spent no money on new hardware.

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Brazil's minister of culture calls for free digital society

http://www.news.com

"Free culture advocate and Brazilian Minister Gilberto Gil said that digital technology offers a rare opportunity to bring knowledge to under-privileged people around the world and to include them in the political process..."

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