FPT Linux Mirror in Vietnam

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Thanks to pclouds for sharing this link with me.  I heard rumors about it but finally there is a FPT-sponsored Linux mirror in Vietnam.  That is great news!!!  Even better, the mirror is FAST!  I am installing Django as we speak.  Django was downloading at 635K/s, an amazing speed for Vietnam.  The fastest I ever downloaded for Gentoo packages was around 490K/s with Viettel over 3 and a half years ago.

It is nice to see a Vietnamese company supporting Linux in Vietnam.  GHP Far East and Vscapeone also sponsor a BSD/Linux Mirror of their own and now maybe Quang Truong’s ISP will consider helping us host more open source repositories as well.

FPT Vietnam Linux Mirror: http://mirror-fpt-telecom.fpt.net

The future looks bright for open source and BSD/Linux in Vietnam 🙂

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