Cuba launches Nova; A Linux variant to counter U.S.

Cuba launched its own variant of the Linux computer operating system called “Nova,” which was introduced at a Havana computer conference on "technological sovereignty" and is central to the Cuban government's desire to replace the Microsoft software running most of the island's computers. Cuba, which is 90 miles from Florida, has been resisting U.S. domination in […]

Cuba launched its own variant of the Linux computer operating system called “Nova,” which was introduced at a Havana computer conference on "technological sovereignty" and is central to the Cuban government's desire to replace the Microsoft software running most of the island's computers. Cuba, which is 90 miles from Florida, has been resisting U.S. domination in one form or another since Fidel Castro took over Cuba in a 1959 revolution.

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