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= Debian GNU/Linux SuiteTelecentro: millions of users for the digital society every year =
The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux [[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/|SuiteTelecentro]] is a custom solution which is currently being deployed in the [[http://www.bb.com.br/portalbb/page3,8305,8402,0,0,1,6.bb?codigoMenu=3826&codigoNoticia=4818&codigoRet=3902&bread=5|Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil]]. SuiteTelecentro is used in approximately 2000 [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecentre|telecentres]] and computer rooms. The Program is all across [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brasil|Brazil]] through various partners such as local communities and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-governmental_organization|Non Governmental Organizations]]. The Program is already active at [[http://www.bb.com.br/portalbb/page3,8305,8402,0,0,1,6.bb?codigoMenu=3826&codigoNoticia=4818&codigoRet=3902&bread=5|953 cities]], with more than 40,000 donated computers, 2,900 instructors trained, and [[http://inclusao.ibict.br/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=973&Itemid=75|more than 4 millions]] low-income users who benefit from the Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro and Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil each and every year.
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= Suite Telecentro helps to reduce digital exclusion in Brasil = With 668,000 total downloads at its Brazilian [[http://codigolivre.org.br/projects/suitetelecentro/|development site]] on Codigo Livre, the customized Debian GNU / Linux [[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/|SuiteTelecentro]] is in the top 5 among the 1952 projects hosted.
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With 646,000 total downloads at its brazilian
[http://codigolivre.org.br/projects/suitetelecentro/ development site]
on Codigo Livre the Debian GNU / Linux
[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/ Suite Telecentro]
is at the top 5 projects among the 1934 hosted.
The [[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/|SuiteTelecentro]], for use at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecentre|telecentres]], allows for the utilisation of older, lower performance computer hardware as terminals for [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/ltsp-server|LTSP servers]]. Through this technology, a telecentre needs only a single machine with a more up-to-date processor and more memory, where all software will be executed. The less capable ones act only as graphical interfaces.
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The
[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/ Suite Telecentro], for use at
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecentre telecentres],
allows the utilisation of old low-end computer hardware
as terminals for
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/ltsp-server LTSP servers].
Gilson Jardim, Issamo Kisaka and members of Free Software Digital Inclusion Team, Banco do Brasil IT Board, stated in an interview to [[http://times.debian.net|Debian Times]] that the [[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net/|SuiteTelecentro]] project chose Debian GNU / Linux as its foundation because of the Debian Project [[http://www.debian.org/social_contract|commitment]] to [[http://www.debian.org/intro/free|Free Libre Software]], and the documentation quality that allows easy customization of the [[http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/|Debian Installer]]. The main advantages of using Debian GNU / Linux for SuiteTelecentro are the easy system, packages and services installation; easy upgrade and configuration; and the inherent stability and security of the system.
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Through this technology, a telecentre needs only a machine with better processor
and memory, where all softwares will be executed. The less capable ones act
only as graphical interfaces.
The latest stable version contains the [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/kde|KDE graphical environment]] which runs over LTSP. The user remotely executes the office suite [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/openoffice.org|OpenOffice.org]], the [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/firefox|Firefox web browser]] and the [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/gimp|Gimp]] (GNU Image Manipulation Program).
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The stable version contains the
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/kde KDE graphical environment] which runs over
LTSP. The user could remotely execute the office suite
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/openoffice.org OpenOffice.org], the
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/firefox Firefox web browser] and the bitmap
graphical editor
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/gimp Gimp].
The SuiteTelecentro also includes the telecentre management software [[http://codigolivre.org.br/projects/ocara/|Ocara]] and its dependencies ( [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/apache2|Apache]], [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/mysql-server|MySQL]], [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/php5|PHP]]). Ocara was developed by the IT department of [[http://www.bb.com.br/portalbb/home2,136,136,0,0,2,8.bb|Banco do Brasil]] , which has [[http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http://www.techforce.com.br/index.php/news/linux_blog/casos_de_sucesso_com_linux&langpair=pt|en&hl=en-US&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8|already migrated]] 50,000 desktops and 15,000 ATMs to GNU / Linux; 90,000 [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/openoffice.org|OpenOffice.org]] installations.
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The Suite Telecentro also includes the telecentre management software
[http://codigolivre.org.br/projects/ocara/ Ocara],
developed by the IT department of
[http://www.bb.com.br/portalbb/home2,136,136,0,0,2,8.bb Banco do Brasil]
(which
[http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http://www.techforce.com.br/index.php/news/linux_blog/casos_de_sucesso_com_linux&langpair=pt%7Cen&hl=en-US&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 already migrated] 50000 desktops, 15000 ATMs, 90000 OpenOffice.org and
exceeded 1 PB at its
[http://www.postgresql.org/ PostgreSQL] with
[http://sequoia.continuent.org Sequoia]),
and its dependencies (
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/apache2 Apache],
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/mysql-server MySQL],
[http://packages.debian.org/etch/php5 PHP]).
The latest stable version, 1.1-7, was developed on Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 Sarge. The next version 2.0 is upcoming. As of April 2008, the Beta 10-8 version is available for download. The new features over previous stable version are:
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The latest stable version, 1.1-7, was developed on Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 Sarge.
The next version 2.0 is upcoming.
At April 2008, the Beta 10-8 version is available for download.
The new features over previous stable version are:
- Based on Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 Etch operating system.
- [http://packages.debian.org/etch/gnome Gnome graphical desktop environment]
- Very simplified instalation process
- [http://packages.debian.org/etch/mediawiki MediaWiki]
- The "menu_telecentro" script, with options to create boot diskettes, enable
and configure remote terminals (video, mouse, swap configurations and
reconfigurations), modify MySQL passwords.
 * Based on Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 Etch operating system.
 * LTSP 4.2
 * [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/gnome|Gnome graphical desktop environment]]
 * Simplified installation process
 * [[http://packages.debian.org/etch/mediawiki|MediaWiki]]
 * The "menu_telecentro" script, with options to create boot diskettes, enable and configure remote terminals (video, mouse, swap configurations and reconfigurations), modify MySQL passwords.
Links
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 * http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suitetelecentro
 * http://sourceforge.net/projects/suitetelecentro
 * http://codigolivre.org.br/projects/suitetelecentro
 * [[http://suitetelecentro.sourceforge.net|SuiteTelecentro website]]
== About the Debian Project ==
Debian GNU / Linux is [[http://www.debian.org/ports/#nonlinux|one]] of the [[http://www.debian.org/intro/free|free libre]] operating systems ([[http://www.debian.org/ports/#released|GNU/Linux]], [[http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd|GNU/Hurd]], [[http://www.debian.org/ports/netbsd/|GNU/NetBSD]], [[http://www.debian.org/ports/kfreebsd-gnu/|GNU/kFreeBSD)]], running 18733+ [[http://qa.debian.org|officially]] maintained [[http://packages.debian.org|packages]] on [[http://www.debian.org/ports|15 hardware platforms]], from [[http://www.debian.org/ports/arm/|cell phones]] and [[http://www.linux-sh.org|network devices]] to [[http://www.debian.org/ports/s390/|mainframes]] and [[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianBeowulf|supercomputers]], developed by more than [[http://asdfasdf.debian.net/~tar/bugstats/?8|two thousand]] volunteers from [[http://www.debian.org/devel/developers.loc|all over the world]] who [[http://www.debian.org/devel/|collaborate]] via [[http://www.us.debian.org/support|the internet]] on the [[http://www.debian.org|Debian Project]].
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Debian's dedication to [[http://www.debian.org/intro/free|Free Libre Open Source Software]], its [[http://www.debian.org/devel/constitution|constitutional]] non-profit nature, its [[http://vote.debian.org/|open]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meritocracy|meritocratic]] development model, [[http://www.debian.org/intro/organization|organization]] and social [[http://www.techforce.com.br/index.php/news/linux_blog/scientific_study_about_debian_governance_and_organization|governance]] make it [[http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/project-history/|a first]] among free libre operating system distributions.

The Debian project's key strengths are [[http://www.debian.org/devel/people|its volunteer base]], its dedication to the [[http://www.debian.org/social_contract|Debian Social Contract]] and the [[http://www.debian.org/devel/constitution|Debian Constitution]], and its [[http://wiki.debian.org/WhyDebianForDevelopers|commitment]] to [[http://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/|provide the best]] operating systems [[http://release.debian.org/|attainable]], following a strict quality [[http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy|policy]], working with an established [[http://qa.debian.org/|QA Team]] and helpful [[http://www.debian.org/users/|users]] reporting [[http://bugs.debian.org|bugs, suggestions]], [[http://lists.debian.org|exchanging ideas]], and [[http://wiki.debian.org|registering experiences]].

You can [[http://www.debian.org/intro/help|help]] Debian Project without [[http://www.debian.org/devel/join|joining]] it and [[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianForNonCoderContributors|even not being a ]][[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianForNonCoderContributors|programmer]], or being a development and or service [[http://www.debian.org/partners/|partner]] company or institution at the [[http://www.debian.org/partners/partners|Debian Partner Program]], or simply making various [[http://www.debian.org/donations|donations]] to the Debian Project.

Debian Project news, press releases and press coverage can be found from the official Debian wiki [[http://wiki.debian.org/News|page]]. PR contact at [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity|debian-publicity list]].
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This text was published in 11 of May 2008, at http://times.debian.net/1242 . Do not edit this page. It followed through the ?Debian Times team guidelines for publishing workflow.

(!) ?/Discussion


Debian GNU/Linux SuiteTelecentro: millions of users for the digital society every year

The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro is a custom solution which is currently being deployed in the Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil. ?SuiteTelecentro is used in approximately 2000 telecentres and computer rooms. The Program is all across Brazil through various partners such as local communities and Non Governmental Organizations. The Program is already active at 953 cities, with more than 40,000 donated computers, 2,900 instructors trained, and more than 4 millions low-income users who benefit from the Debian GNU / Linux ?SuiteTelecentro and Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil each and every year.

With 668,000 total downloads at its Brazilian development site on Codigo Livre, the customized Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro is in the top 5 among the 1952 projects hosted.

The SuiteTelecentro, for use at telecentres, allows for the utilisation of older, lower performance computer hardware as terminals for LTSP servers. Through this technology, a telecentre needs only a single machine with a more up-to-date processor and more memory, where all software will be executed. The less capable ones act only as graphical interfaces.

Gilson Jardim, Issamo Kisaka and members of Free Software Digital Inclusion Team, Banco do Brasil IT Board, stated in an interview to Debian Times that the SuiteTelecentro project chose Debian GNU / Linux as its foundation because of the Debian Project commitment to Free Libre Software, and the documentation quality that allows easy customization of the Debian Installer. The main advantages of using Debian GNU / Linux for ?SuiteTelecentro are the easy system, packages and services installation; easy upgrade and configuration; and the inherent stability and security of the system.

The latest stable version contains the KDE graphical environment which runs over LTSP. The user remotely executes the office suite OpenOffice.org, the Firefox web browser and the Gimp (GNU Image Manipulation Program).

The ?SuiteTelecentro also includes the telecentre management software Ocara and its dependencies ( Apache, MySQL, PHP). Ocara was developed by the IT department of Banco do Brasil , which has en&hl=en-US&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 50,000 desktops and 15,000 ATMs to GNU / Linux; 90,000 OpenOffice.org installations.

The latest stable version, 1.1-7, was developed on Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 Sarge. The next version 2.0 is upcoming. As of April 2008, the Beta 10-8 version is available for download. The new features over previous stable version are:

  • Based on Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 Etch operating system.
  • LTSP 4.2
  • Gnome graphical desktop environment

  • Simplified installation process
  • MediaWiki

  • The "menu_telecentro" script, with options to create boot diskettes, enable and configure remote terminals (video, mouse, swap configurations and reconfigurations), modify MySQL passwords.

Links

About the Debian Project

Debian GNU / Linux is one of the free libre operating systems (GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd, GNU/NetBSD, GNU/kFreeBSD), running 18733+ officially maintained packages on 15 hardware platforms, from cell phones and network devices to mainframes and supercomputers, developed by more than two thousand volunteers from all over the world who collaborate via the internet on the Debian Project.

Debian's dedication to Free Libre Open Source Software, its constitutional non-profit nature, its open and meritocratic development model, organization and social governance make it a first among free libre operating system distributions.

The Debian project's key strengths are its volunteer base, its dedication to the Debian Social Contract and the Debian Constitution, and its commitment to provide the best operating systems attainable, following a strict quality policy, working with an established QA Team and helpful users reporting bugs, suggestions, exchanging ideas, and registering experiences.

You can help Debian Project without joining it and even not being aprogrammer, or being a development and or service partner company or institution at the Debian Partner Program, or simply making various donations to the Debian Project.

Debian Project news, press releases and press coverage can be found from the official Debian wiki page. PR contact at debian-publicity list.