Linux-on-the-desktop pioneer Munich now considering a switch back to Windows

Posted by BernardSwiss on Aug 19, 2014 5:44 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Peter Bright
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The world is still waiting for the year of Linux on the desktop, but in 2003 it looked as if that goal was within reach. Back then, the city of Munich announced plans to switch from Microsoft technology to Linux on 14,000 PCs belonging to the city's municipal government. While the scheme suffered delays, it was completed in December 2013. There's only been one small problem: users aren't happy with the software, and the government isn't happy with the price.

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