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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RE[4]: Nice...
by h3rman on Mon 27th Nov 2006 20:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Nice..."
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>>>Personally, I think the fact that migrating more than 400 machines over to Linux still makes the news is pretty depressing.

>>It's hard for those hundreds of thousands of individuals and small companies installing Linux to make the news.

>Really? Why is that? And why do we keep hearing about it if it's so hard?

Err... OK, if you equate say Nettie Johnson from say Provo, Utah reporting, on some forum or blog, her almost-perfect-but-what-is-this-ndiswrapper-thing Ubuntu installation with "making the news", then I guess you're right.

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