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Hacao Classmate PC available soon !

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What is a Hacao Classmate PC?

"An Intel powered classmate PC is a small, mobile learning assistant and educational solution that Intel specially developed for students in emerging markets. It's a rugged learning device designed to provide affordable, collaborative learning environments.

A classmate PC has been designed as a "tool to think and learn with" with the aim of transforming education. Toward this goal, Intel has devised a platform that meets the needs and goals of different players, namely, students, teachers, parents, school staff, and policymakers, while addressing the pedagogical, technological, social, and physical requirements of school environments

Intel.
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Hacao Linux in Vietnam ECIT 2007 - Trade Fair

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Hacao Linux in Vietnam ECIT 2007 - Trade Fair

KOffice user site

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I'm giving as much time as I can to supporting KOffice. With the impending release of version 2.0.0, KOffice is beginning to shape up a a main contender in the office software field.

A new OpenOffice community site

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Stay tuned to the OpenOffice conference in September. I'm expecting an announcement about a community site and, possibly, an announcement of another support site. You heard it on tuxmachines first.

Free software services

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Facilitating the search for information

Hacao Linux 2.16 Pro top news on ECHIP

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Hacao Linux 2.16 Pro top news on ECHIP

Hacao Linux 2.16 Professional released

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Hacao Linux 2.16 Professional, a Vietnamese distribution based on Barry Kauler's Puppy Linux, was released 06/22/2007 by Nguyen Quang Truong.

The OpenOffice.org Users' Community Site

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join in the planning of a new users' community website

Centos 5.0 Released

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CentOS 5.0 the Linux distro based on RedHat has been released, few weeks later RedHat itself has been released.
The news for this version of Centos are among others:

Apache-2.2, kernel-2.6.18, Gnome-2.16, KDE-3.5, Compiz, AIGLX, MySQL-5.0, PostgreSQL-8.1, and much more

It has support for i386 and x86_64 platforms, on its 6 and 7 CDs respectively

New Ubuntu to be released by October (Gutsy Gibbon)

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Ubuntu 7.10 is going to be called Gutsy Gibbon, and will be release by October this year, today the project was introduced by Mark Shuttleworth, read more at Go2Linux.org

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