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Oct 28, 2004, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Brazil's federal data processing firm Serpro will adopt a GNU/Linux operational system in 60 percent of its 2,500 workstations by December this year, a Serpro press spokesperson confirmed.

"The migration to an open-source software platform will initially generate savings of 3 million reais (US$1 million) by not having to renew proprietary software licenses, local daily Gazeta Mercantil reported Serpro director Sérgio Rosa as saying..."

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