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.
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France’s National Gendarmerie — a national law enforcement agency — is now running 37,000 desktop PCs with a custom version of the Linux operating system, and by summer of next year, the agency plans to move all 72,000 of its desktop machines to the open source OS.
France’s National Gendarmerie — a national law enforcement agency — is now running 37,000 desktop PCs with a custom&