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Debian Derivative BOSS Linux being mandated by Tamil Nadu state gov’t in India

As far back as 2011, the Indian gov’t recommended the transition to open source in preparation for Windows XP’s end-of-life deadline. But Tamil Nadu is the first state to mandate the installation of BOSS Linux, a Debian Derivative from the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC).

News Story in The Hindu
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/tn-state-departments-asked-to-switch-over-to-open-source-software/article5799039.ece

PDF copy of Tamil Nadu gov’t order
http://bosslinux.in/sites/default/files/BOSS-in-DIT.pdf

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