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Linux to Get the Boot at US Army Corps of Engineers?

Sep 14, 2007, 17:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"According to an anonymous source working at the Geotechnical & Structures Lab of the US Army Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg, Miss., a committee of government employees and contractors at Vicksburg is considering a new IT policy which will force everyone to move to Windows XP if they are not already running it, and to port all applications save one currently running on Linux to Windows. The lone exception would be moved to Solaris.

"The source, a professional employed at the lab, says, 'I have been told that Linux will not be allowed on our installation, which is kind of funny since our supercomputer runs SUSE Linux...'"

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