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German town of Gummersbach migrates to Linux

The German town of Gummersbach (population 50000+) reported that this summer they successfully migrated all 300 of their PCs to Linux and LibreOffice, away from the unnamed proprietary operating system and office suite that they were using. They retain 25 PCs running the proprietary OS for legacy applications. The migration has already saved them a 5-figure… Read More »

OSSSA is born

Today (Monday, October 6, 2014) is the start of Open Source Software for South Africa, or OSSSA for short, a group campaigning for the increased uptake of open source software in South Africa. Please read the about page for more detail. If you also feel strongly that open source software (OSS) should be preferred in… Read More »