Open SourceThe administration of Extremadura, an autonomous region of Spain, starts the process of transfer to the Linux and free software jobs in government, which is currently used Windows.

It is planned to move to Linux about 40,000 computers, and for most of the systems migration plan to complete before the end of the year. According to the administration of Extremadura, the transition to Linux will save 30 million euros per year.

Last year was a complete inventory of all software used on workstations state institutions, and developed a detailed plan for migration. To implement the project prepared by the distribution Sysgobex, based on packet-based Debian GNU / Linux and adapted for use in state institutions. Continue reading