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

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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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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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Munich administration switches to OpenDocument Format

http://www.h-online.com

The LiMux project, which oversees Linux migration in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, has reached another milestone. According to a 2009 development review that the deputy project leader Florian Schießl has posted on his blog, open source OpenDocument Format (ODF) is now the main document exchange standard.

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Munich Migrates to GNU/Linux, ODF and OpenOffice.org; Microsoft EDGI Still Lurking

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The large-scale migration to LiMux goes pretty well; Microsoft increasingly attempts to derail such migrations

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DE: Rate of government adoption of their software surprises Mozilla

http://www.osor.eu

Representatives of the open source Mozilla project where pleasantly surprised this week, discovering that the city of Munich is making far more use of their software.

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LiMux: Where the Munich Linux (R)evolution is today

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When the third largest city in Germany rebuffed Microsoft, even people in the US were talking about it. While the software revolution has quieted down, the change goes ahead with zeal.

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Patents, Protests, Plebiscites, and Protecting your freedom

http://www.linux-magazine.com

"When he attended a rally in Munich this month, Richard Stallman took time out of his busy schedule to talk with our News Editor, Britta Wülfing. The conversation covered everything from Software as a Service, to patents, protests, international politics, and protecting your freedom...

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Farmers, Politicians, Free Software Fans Demonstrate Against Patents

http://www.ip-watch.org

"MUNICH - Farmers’ associations, environmental, aid and development organisations together with anti-patent activists of the free software movement met this week for one of the largest anti-patent rallies in Munich..."

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New Enclosures: What Has Free Software Got to Do with Patents on Pigs?

http://guorbatschow.com

"Munich, Germany. Marienplatz. Richard Stallman spoke at a joint rally against bio- and software patents in front of the European Patent Office.“ -- ( FSF ) --

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Debian at Systems Expo in Munich, Germany

http://times.debian.net

"The Debian project will be present again at this year's Systems expo which takes place from October 21-24 in Munich, Germany [...] a preview of the next version of Debian, lenny, will be presented..."

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Munich Makes Good

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Remember Munich, and its city council's 2003 decision to rip out Microsoft Windows and Office, and to replace them with free software? It was a seminal moment for open source, when Microsoft brought its heaviest guns to bear – in the shape of Steve Ballmer, no less, who made the city an offer it couldn't refuse – and failed

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