Looking for Linux in Middle East & Arabic countries

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 17:45:31 UTC 2005

I mention a couple of cases in this article I did for the Int Herald 


Tom Adelstein wrote:
> Hello all -
> I'm scheduled to go to the middle-east this summer and speak to an open
> source conference with mainly government officials in attendance. I'll
> provide more information on that. I hope to distribute Ubuntu CD's at
> the conference. In one talk, I'll be building a computer from scratch
> and installing Ubuntu on it. I think that will be exciting for the
> attendees. 
> So, I want to do some articles about governments using Linux - outside
> the United States. So if anyone has any cases they can share with me, I
> would be so pleased. I'm looking for Linux used in Arabic speaking
> countries. Farsi and Urdu will also work.
> I would like to present the case studies and will accept papers for that
> purpose. Also, information about open source activities, distributions,
> user groups, etc. will help.
> Any advice related to speaking to a conference in the middle east will help also. 
> All the best,
> Tom

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