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 OpenOffice.org, Firefox and an open source email client.
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RE: How to deploy 1000 PC's?
by fsckit on Mon 27th Nov 2006 12:54 UTC in reply to "How to deploy 1000 PC's?"
fsckit
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2006-09-24

Exactly the same way. Just about every Linux distro, and even the BSDs can be set up on a PXE boot station and loaded automatically. Some just require more work than others to get it up and running, but once it's set loading a 1000 PCs is a cake walk.

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RE[2]: How to deploy 1000 PC's?
by tomcat on Mon 27th Nov 2006 21:40 in reply to "RE: How to deploy 1000 PC's?"
tomcat Member since:
2006-01-06

Uhhhhh, installation is only one facet. How about training, how about app compatibility, how about documentation, how about procedures, how about app porting, etc? Oh, yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Duh...

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tomcat Member since:
2006-01-06

Reality bites, huh?

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