Progress of Linux Distro in Indonesia

Wicaksana, I Wayan Simri and Mahardito, Adityo and Bernhard, Julius (2008) Progress of Linux Distro in Indonesia. WOSOC 2008 - Workshop on Open Source and Open Content.

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Open source wave provides different model in operating system developing. Refer to era before the open source, the number of operating system is very limited and developed by big groups or companies. Now, number of operating system increase very dramatically, the main contribution is Linux Distribution which called Distro. There are many reason in developing a distro, the reason can be purpose, size of hardware, user group etc. Currently, there are more than an hundred distro around the world. The approach to develop distro can differ from one distro to the other. Many number of distro can rise new issues in how to choose an appropriate distro. Indonesia is a developing country, so the budget of IT is very limited. Based on this condition, Indonesia should find economic solution for IT especially for the software. However, piracy software or illegal software is still high in Indonesia. Since two years ago, government of Republic Indonesia has been very serious to consider the Linux or open source as a solution. In the paper, we are interested to look at the relation between number of distro including the sustaining and Linux implementation in desktop and server in Indonesia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Distro; Linux; Open source; Operating system
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Komputer dan Teknologi Informasi > Program Studi Sistem Komputer
Depositing User: Mr Reza Chandra
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2014 06:38
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2014 06:38

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