The European Commission Joinup blog has an open
source success story
from the administration of Vieira do Minho, a
municipality in the north of Portugal. "The municipality has been using open source on its servers for years. Its database management systems is Postgres, on top of which the IT department built many Geographic Information Systems. Web, email, file and print services are all provided using the Debian open source distribution. And for telephony the municipality relies on Asterisk.
In March this year, the council decided it was time to use open source not
only for its servers but also for its desktop computers.
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