Silicon.com: French MPs Pick Ubuntu for Linux Switch
Mar 12, 2007, 12:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"When French MPs and their assistants return from their summer
break this June, they will conduct parliamentary business on PCs
running Ubuntu. From the next session of parliament, 1,154 desks
will feature the Linux-based PCs.
"At the time of the latest IT refresh for parliamentary
assistants, France's parliament, the National Assembly decided to
switch from Windows to Linux, allowing the 577 MPs to switch to
non-proprietary software for the first time..."