Korea IT News: Local Autonomous Governments To Adopt Linux Operating System

“Beginning this year, city and provincial governments nationwide
will adopt Linux operating system for digitalization projects,
accelerating adoption of the government open-source software
policy, while boosting demand for Linux programs.

“The Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency said on January 21 that
it would begin switching to Linux system through some 1,000
information system projects set for local autonomous governments
this year.

“It also plans to open a technology center comprising a portal
site and a call center to provide support for operations of
information systems, which has long been seen as a major hurdle to
adoption of open-source software…”

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