Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Dec 2006 18:20 UTC, submitted by Barnabyh
Linux European governments have long complained about their dependence on Microsoft's software, but their rhetoric has not turned into a mass migration away from Windows. During the past few years, Europe's elected officials have made a lot of noise about ambitious projects to switch to open source software, including big migrations of government PCs in France, Germany, Spain and Norway. Yet the actual migrations have been negligible. More than 95 percent of all PCs used by European government workers still run on Windows, according to the market research firm IDC.
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Simon Gray
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Because OSX is not an option? It's just as proprietary as Windows.

BSD could be an option, but why not just use Linux then which has the most momentum of the two?

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