Government of El Salvador Gives Back to FLOSS: A Primary Debian Mirror

Connectivity to Debian GNU/Linux mirrors is still patchy in some parts of the world. The Ministry of Health in El Salvador has recently set up a server with a primary mirror of Debian’s repositories, CD images and all.

see http://ftp.sv.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/ for 13 architectures.

Wow. They provide ~1 TB of stuff for their region and started the project a few months ago. Great news.

The Government of India has been training hundreds of students in GNU/Linux infrastructure in Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Jamaica so India is giving back as well.

The world is a better place when people share FLOSS.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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