Brazilian Ministry of Education Plans Mandriva Deployment

Dec 09, 2010

The Brazilian government education authority is set to deploy Intel-powered classmate PCs running Mandriva.

Mandriva is partnering with Positivo to deliver this large-scale, low-cost, open source solution for educational use in Brazil. Including hardware, operating system and other software applications, the per-student cost is estimated to be approximately US $200.

The Positivo manufactured, Intel-powered classmate PCs running the Mandriva Brazilian edition operating system will aid students with class research and IT skill development. Teachers will use the Mandriva-powered PCs to help meet the educational goals set by the Brazilian government.

More information can be found in the Mandriva press release.

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