Some *very good* news
Ok, enough with the bad news, this  is very good!
Brazil is leading a way into free software and Debian is the definite
platform of choice.
I have already read lots of news about Brasil buying many thousands of
computers for different ministries and they all run Debian.
 and  have more info on the subject, although  is a site that
belongs to the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC) and is all in