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VNUnet: RSPCA Picks Penguin for its Desktops

Sep 15, 2003, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian Lynch)

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"The RSPCA has started to deploy open source software on some of its desktops, saying the move will help to reduce software licensing costs and extend the organisation's hardware life cycle.

"The charity hopes eventually to switch many desktops to Linux. But implementation will be piecemeal while it resolves issues such as training and, more importantly, porting several legacy Windows-based bespoke applications.

"It has begun to use Linux versions of OpenOffice and MySQL on some desktops..."

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