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French National Police are Now Running 37,000 Ubuntu Desktops

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Quote: In a bold show of support for one of the most popular Linux distributions, The French Gendarmerie now employes 37,000 Ubuntu desktops. The move is part if a broader migration toward open source software that will see the French national police using 72,000 Ubuntu workstations by the summer of next year. The news from France follows other recent news of worldwide government support for Linux, and is good news for Ubuntu. In 2004, the IT department of the French national police force faced a major challenge. According to its own report: "At minimal costs, we had (HowTos)