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The Day of GNU/Linux

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Some may argue that there will not be a “year of desktop GNU/Linux” etc. but there definitely is a day, in Italy at least.

Italy is one of the hot spots for GNU/Linux globally. It has a huge number of LUGs and the government of Italy has made much use of FLOSS:

* in schools,
* in parliament, and
* legally, the government of Italy prefers FLOSS, although there are dinosaurs dragging their feet…
You can even find a map of Italy with linux-friendly suppliers in every region.

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