Looking for Linux in Middle East & Arabic countries

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 18:00:22 UTC 2005

Sorry, I forgot one: this one


Expands on that one and goes more into detail about the Scottish Police
saving money and some other stuff possibly of interest. Nice stats on 
money saving and specific examples of UK government encouraging open 
source -- I'll stop now!

Jack Jackson wrote:
> I mention a couple of cases in this article I did for the Int Herald 
> Tribune:
> http://nickselby.com/articles/technology/index.htm?a=1716
> 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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