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Open Source desktops are far cheaper to maintain than proprietary desktop configurations, says Rolf Schuster, a diplomat at the German Embassy in Madrid and the former head of IT at the Foreign Ministry.

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3 to 1!

So, it costs 1,000 Euros for the Ministry to maintain a GNU/Linux unit for a year, and more than 3,000 for the proprietary equivalent.

In these cash-strapped times a three to one saving starts to make a power of sense.