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Cuba releases free video game that teaches Unix to kids, built with Blender and GIMP

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NovaTux is the first open source video game to be released by Cuba’s vibrant free software community. The work was done by students of UCI, one of the most important computer science universities in Cuba, which also launched Nova, the first GNU/Linux distribution from the country.

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Review: Nova Linux 1.1.2

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I recently heard that Cuba had created their own Linux distribution, Nova. Like many other countries with a rocky relationship with the USA (Russia, China, Iran), Cuba is wary of running their entire computer infrastructure on software developed in the USA.

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Cuba will be the first to formally replicate Brazil’s free software model

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The Collaborative Network for Free and Open Software Latin American and Carib (RCSLA) is a network created at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Development Program and UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil) to increase sharing of practical knowledge and experience in deploying free software governance plans in Latin America.

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Cuba launches Gentoo Linux distro

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The Cuban government has launched its own version of Gentoo Linux, dubbed "Nova." The distribution was developed in response to embargo hassles in updating and acquiring Windows, as well as concerns over U.S. government spying via the OS, says an industry report.

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