GNU/Linux Adoption Policy

Speaker: Arianit Dobroshi


Track: Community, diversity, local outreach and social context

Type: BoF (45 minutes)

Room: Lumbardhi

Time: Jul 22 (Fri): 15:00

Duration: 0:45

This BoF will discuss lessons learned and share experiences about GNU/Linux adoption worldwide.

It will discuss:

  • Government policy
  • Adoption in the education system
  • Experiences around the world
  • Transitioning to GNU/Linux

Moderation by: Raju Devidas

Some references/studies:

  1. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in Education – IT@School Project, Kerala, Region of India
  2. The story of IT@School’s migration to free software
  3. Challenges of Implementing Free and Open Source Software (FOSS): Evidence from the Indian Educational Setting
  4. Kerala State IT Policy