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Microsoft Windows? Why Not Linux!?

We have a multi-million, possibly multi-billion dollar contract with Microsoft for the Windows operating system, Office programs and Server software. If we were to switch to Linux based operating systems, software packages and servers (Ubuntu, Mac Lion, Libre Office, etc.) we would instantly save those millions/billions in software licensing costs. In addition to the software being free and open source, it would be more... more »

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Linux instead of Windows

The US government could save billions by switching to Linux. Linux is open source and can increase security because the source code can be adapted by government agencies. Right now, Microsoft costs the government billions and creates a security risk. This is a win win. Cost savings and increased security.

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