Linked by David Adams on Sun 11th Jul 2010 19:43 UTC
Microsoft U.K. government staff suggested replacing Microsoft Corp. operating systems on computers with free alternatives in response to a call for ideas for Prime Minister David Cameron's cost-cutting drive.
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RE[5]: Until they need support
by l3v1 on Mon 12th Jul 2010 09:49 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Until they need support"
l3v1
Member since:
2005-07-06

I didn't even bring up the issue of hardware. Multi-function printers have long been an issue with Linux.


Not from where I'm standing. We've always picked our m.f. printers after checking that they'll work with Linux too, and they do - and before you ask, yes, they are current models, not ten year old junk. In my mind that's not a problem, since if you buy stuff without researching your needs and constraints first, then you'll deserve what you end up with.

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nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26

A government looking to cut costs isn't going to be buying new printers.

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RE[7]: Until they need support
by lemur2 on Tue 13th Jul 2010 04:21 in reply to "RE[6]: Until they need support"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

A government looking to cut costs isn't going to be buying new printers.


So they won't be running Windows 7 then? Makes sense.

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