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LiMux, How Linux Revolutionized Germany

Jun 29, 2009, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Richard for this link. ]

"German city Munich got itself into the American newspapers a few years ago when the city council decided to start the project LiMux, aimed at gradually banishing Microsoft programs from the town hall computers & introduce Open Source software like Linux & Open Office onto all town hall workstations. This project was so succesful, other local authorities in Germany have now followed suit."

"Many German cities, the German Foreign Office & the Office for Information Security (BSI), are putting their trust in alternatives to Windows, Word & Excel (Microsoft Office)."

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