Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


AP/Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Austin Considering Shift from Microsoft to Free Software

Dec 18, 2003, 17:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Koenig)

"The tech hot spot of Austin is considering removing Microsoft Corp. software from some of its computers and replacing it with open-source software in what could be another setback for the technology giant's lucrative government business.

"The city could wind up with Linux-based open-source systems for some functions on its 5,200 desktops and Microsoft for others, said Pete Collins, the city's acting chief information officer.

"'It's going to be a hybrid solution,' Collins said..."

Complete Story

Related Story:
Linux Journal: Austin, Texas to Begin Linux Pilot Project(Jul 02, 2003)