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Recent content by Bohdan Kovalchuk

  1. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    Yup, you're right about the name, dude. Pleased to meet u too! ;-)
  2. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    And by the way there were some strange researches and surveys conducted by companies close to Microsoft. Theseresearches have shown some absolutely incredible results, according to which free software costs more to Munich, than Windows. This is not surprising: I repeat, these research companies...
  3. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    "A brand new Russian OS": do they break the GPL?..

    Hey, sir! Check out my latest reply above. Thank u!
  4. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    "A brand new Russian OS": do they break the GPL?..

    The point is that they don't want u to pay for the system itself — you have 2 pay for some "adding the original alpha-os repository', and they don't even tell u, which programs are there. Is it OK? I mean, I don't think that they developed smth original (because in that case they would have...
  5. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    "A brand new Russian OS": do they break the GPL?..

    Hey there, fellas! I was just serfing around the Internet and found this weird stuff (in Russian). Let me explain for those who don't understand Russian: guys from Russia made smth like an ubuntu distribtive, named it like "Russian operating system" and started to sell it for 5000 RUB (about 87...
  6. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    German example is a fantastic thing! But it seems to be so damn unreal here, in Ukranie...
  7. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    We are starting a big campaign against non-free software used by Ukrainian gov. system here on Facebook. Would u like 2 join us?
  8. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    There r some exceptions. F.E., "PrivatBank" is the largest Linux-using company in Ukraine (there is GNU/Linux installed on over 95% of their workspaces) and they even have their own distrib called "Privat Linux". But still - it's an exception.
  9. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    Yeah... BTW, one of the biggest problems with getting rid of MS software is that Windows is INTEGRATED to modern Ukrainian system of education. I mean, they learn how to use Win software in EVERY school, and in EVERY university there r some certain clear requirements for registration, for...
  10. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

    When Ukraine became independent in 1991, the new country and its people had to learn to navigate an unfamiliar conceptual landscape that included “market economy”, “private entrepreneurship”, “freedom of choice”, and other terms that were, for all intents and purposes, unknown to ordinary...
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