03 September 2011

Elcot drops Linux from 9 Lakh free laptop program

Modifying the specifications, it has said the laptops need to have only Windows Starter Edition with anti-virus licensed for a year. The plan to install Linux (Tamil) software has been scrapped, as per the new proposal. “We wanted the price to be as competitive as possible, and the installation of open source software was costing us Rs.100 more a machine,” said a top official in the IT Department.

I am ready to do all Installation for "Free", can somebody tell them !!

By- Narendra Sisodiya

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