Ubuntu and French Police. Bring. It. On.

We will introduce Linux every time we have to replace a desktop computer,” he said, “so this year we expect to change 5,000-8,000 to Ubuntu and then 12,000-15,000 over the next four years so that every desktop uses the Linux operating system by 2013-2014.

The world domination continues…

  • Renaud

    Cocorico! :smile: [french for "cock-a-doodle-do"]

    Precision: it’s not exactly the Police, which is a civilian force, but the Gendarmerie, which is an integral branch of the military, and assumes Police roles in the rural areas, among other missions.

  • http://thepeon.wordpress.com Mike

    Great news for Ubuntu and Open Source.

  • http://nemolivier.blogspot.com nemolivier

    Yes, proud to be frensh from time to time… but the mayor of Paris just sign a big deal with microsoft. For a numeric-city. Expect to see the blue screen of death on the tower Eiffel ;) More on this, here : http://framablog.org/index.php/post/2008/01/29/Microsoft-Paris-partenariat-numerique

  • http://wolfger.wordpress.com/ Wolfger

    I just wish the USA were so enlightened:roll:

  • http://blogs.gnome.org/aklapper Andre Klapper

    Jono, you may want to add this to the planned “Success stories” section at http://live.gnome.org/GnomeWeb/CaseStudies – thanks!