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City of Munich: "Migration to sustainable desktop completed successfully"

https://joinup.ec.europa.eu

Munich is now using a unified desktop system, Limux, its own distribution based on Ubuntu GNU/Linux on 14,000 of its total 15,000 desktops, spread over 51 offices across the city. That is 2,000 more than it's intended goal of using Limux on 80 % of its desktops.

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Helsinki city officials highly satisfied with Free Software

http://fsfe.org

City officials in Helsinki, Finland, are overwhelmingly satisfied after trying out the Free Software office suite OpenOffice.org on their laptops. 75% of 600 officials have been using OpenOffice.org exclusively since February, as part of a pilot project where the city installed the program on 22,500 workstations.

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Convert ext2/3 to ext4

http://www.ghacks.net

In this article I am going to show you how to migrate your ext2 or ext3 partition to ext4. I will use a Ubuntu machine as an example. I want to warn you that you could lose data by doing this so, following good administrative practices, back up your data!

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UK Government Gets More Serious About GNU/Linux Migration

http://techrights.org

Microsoft gradually loses control of the British public sector

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Open source software. The gateway drug to Linux.

http://it.toolbox.com

Some of the best open source software (OSS) around is multiple platform. You can run the exact same software with the same look and feel (I can understand the look part but how do you feel a program? Do a Vulcan mind meld with it?) no matter what operating system you use.

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UK Gov. to switch entirely to FOSS software?

http://www.h-online.com

In an effort to cut costs, British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on state officials to submit proposals on how to save the government money. The newly published list includes migrating entirely from Microsoft products to Linux and other open source software

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Five tips for helping your users switch to Linux

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You can make the transition to Linux a smooth one, even for your least technical users. Here are some ways to anticipate their concerns and help them feel at home in their new environment.

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How to Sell Linux to Schools

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In my earlier post ‘How to Sell Linux’ I looked at three different ways how to popularize Linux and make it more mainstream as well as a household name. In the post I will look specifically at how I would sell Linux to schools, examining all the aspects of such a deployment and how I would do it and what distro and software I would use.

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Inside a Migration

http://www.osnews.com

Ms. Z. Arsenault is an IT consultant working in the depths of a large North American energy company... Ms. Arsenault and her team aren't just maintaining the status quo, they're also trying to improve performance and cut costs while maintaining a stable environment for the end user. This week I had the opportunity to talk with Ms.

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Bull Migrates Desktops to OpenOffice.org, Munich Succeeds With Migration as Well

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More migrations to Free software are seen in Germany and setbacks are spotted elsewhere in Europe

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The Difficulties of Becoming a Linux Administrator

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Linux administration is difficult to learn, especially for Windows administrators who have a background with graphical tools for administration. Here's a few basic tips for teaching Linux administrators in a classroom setting.

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LSE Must Hurry up Migrating to GNU/Linux (Windows Has Just Crashed Again)

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The trading system in London suffered another major crash this morning and a permanent GNU/Linux replacement is on its way

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FR: 130,000 PCs at tax authority to get open source email client

http://www.osor.eu

All 130,000 desktop PCs at the Directorate General of Public Finance (DGPF) in Paris are to be switched to using the open source Mozilla Thunderbird email client, its Lightning calendar and the open source groupware application OBM, the French IT news site 01.net reports, citing a source familiar with the project.

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Indonesian Government Urged to Move to Open Source Software

http://thejakartaglobe.com

Minister of Communication and Information Technology Tifatul Sembiring said open source software offered unlimited opportunities for local businesses and human resources in the information and communications industry.

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Netherlands: Police forces to use open source software 'where possible'

http://www.metamorphosis.org.mk

The Dutch police force will move to open source wherever that is possible, but not exclusively, a spokesperson said this week, correcting a statement published by Linux distributor Red Hat a week ago.

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