Munich open source migration

Munich, GermanyMunich finally did it! After 10 years the migration from Windows to Linux is completed! 10 years ago the administration of Munich, Germany decided to migrate from enterprise software to open source and especially from WinNT to LiMux – special distro created for the administration of the city. In the earliest version of the Operating System it was based on Debian and it is latest stable version from August 2011 is based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

The statistics about the migration are really impressive. More than 12 000 computers migrated to the OS – the exact number is 14 500 from the 15 500 desktops used by the Continue reading