Red Hat is to launch Linux desktops in 8 languages. The languages include Marathi, Telegu and Malayalam, with the launch happening next year.

The decision follows the success of its desktops in five Indian languages viz., Hindi, Tamil, Bangla, Gujarati and Punjabi in the country, he told PTI here.
Full support will be there for applications such as office suite with a word processor, spreadsheet, as well as Web access and e-mail.