Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 24th Nov 2012 17:52 UTC
Editorial Do you depend on your computer for your living? If so, I'm sure you've thought long and hard about which hardware and software to use. I'd like to explain why I use generic "white boxes" running open source software. These give me a platform I rely on for 100% availability. They also provide a low-cost solution with excellent security and privacy.
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RE[5]: Alas...
by ingraham on Wed 28th Nov 2012 17:33 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Alas..."
ingraham
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On the other hand:

"The German city of Freiburg is preparing to dump its long-running use of the OpenOffice suite in favor of a return to Microsoft's Office after struggling with range of document compatibility problems."

http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/openoffice-dumped-german-ci...

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