Indians Inch Towards Completely Localized Linux
When it comes to lingual diversity, India clinches the top spot hands down. With an immense untapped potential in the worldwide local language software market, Indian tech gurus have taken the lead to push their own mantra, “Be Indian, Buy Indian”.
Actively spearheading the crusade is Indlinux.org - a group of technical evangelists who combine skills in written scripts and free/open source technologies to create a national-level, collaborative effort for localizing Linux to Indian languages.
Speaking to CXOtoday, Venkatesh Hariharan, co-founder, Indlinux.org, said, “We are all set to launch our very first Gnome CD that supports most of the major Indian languages in the next couple of months. The Morphix based bootable CD ROM has been christened ‘Rangoli’ – which literally means an array of different colours.”
Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Hindi and Gujarati, among others, are supported in this freeware version of Gnome.
Source: CXO Today