Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Nov 2006 10:55 UTC, submitted by Jean Claude
Linux French députés' offices will be equipped with a Linux operating system and open source productivity software. There will be 1154 French parliamentary workstations running on an open source OS, with, Firefox and an open source email client.
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Lets see how this goes
by abhaysahai on Mon 27th Nov 2006 11:51 UTC
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Lets hope this is again not a means to make MS slash prices and offer discounts.

Now Linux has matured so much that for general desktop usages its simply perfect. I just hope they take a decent distribution.
I hope they might go with Mandriva ( its French, isn't it ?).
At the same time its immeterial which Linux they choose, what matters is that their choice should be lasting.

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