Munich to shift back to Microsoft Windows after Linux experiment fails

Chris Merriman
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The City of Munich's shift from Windows to Linux had been planned since 2004
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The City of Munich's shift from Windows to Linux had been planned since 2004

City of Munich plans to shift back 100 per cent to "industry standard" Microsoft software

Munich, the German city that partially shifted to open-source operating system Linux from Windows, is set to shift back lock, stock and barrel to Microsoft by 2020.  The city authority only made...

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