Korea migrates 120K systems to Linux desktop

By Staff Staff | Posted at 6:41 PM

The Register has a report on the recently announced migration of Korean civil servants to Linux desktops from Windows ones. “The Korean government is to buy 120,000 copies of Hancom Linux Deluxe this year, enough to switch 23 per cent of its installed base Microsoft user to open source equivalents.”

“This should be regarded as a big setback for Microsoft in Korea, for many years one of the few countries in which it was not the dominant player in all of the desktops app business.”

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