News Burst: China loves Linux - official

The Chinese government is so enthusiastic about the community ethos behind the open source community that it is making Linux the official operating system of the Peoples Republic of China, thanks to a deal struck with server side computing firm GraphOn.The deal will allow a variety of server side applications to be run on cost efficient Linux boxes in Chinese universities, military installations and even within the government.

The Chinese government is so enthusiastic about the community ethos behind the open source community that it is making Linux the official operating system of the Peoples Republic of China, thanks to a deal struck with server side computing firm GraphOn.

The deal will allow a variety of server side applications to be run on cost efficient Linux boxes in Chinese universities, military installations and even within the government.

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