[lubuntu-users] Lubuntu Linux spotted at a Cheese Shop in Belluno, Italy

Rafael Laguna rafaellaguna at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 19:26:13 UTC 2016

Yes. But I was wrong. Not the OS, but the Office suite used. Here're some


Which is stupid. The "real reasons" were "lack of support". But we all know
you can buy support from Canonical or SuSE, and have access to professional
cloud services oriented to huge enterprises. But... as you said, I guess
this is something else. Like the strange contracts signed by the Spanish
Government with Microsoft Iberica (Spanish part of Microsoft, obviously)
for installing Windows on ALL ministries (you can see everywhere: hospitals
/ healthcare, social, taxes, etc).

Your thoughts?

On Tue, 15 Nov 2016 at 15:20 Barry Titterton <titterton.barry at gmail.com>

> On 15/11/16 06:55, Rafael Laguna wrote:
> > Beautiful.
> > Sadly Italy's government is coming back to Windows. Their OpenSource try
> > was unsuccessful.
> >
> > :(
> >
> Hi Rafael,
> Do you have a link to an english language review of the Italian
> government's experience with open source?
> Munich is in the news at the moment so it would be interesting to hear
> the experiences of another attempt at open source and why it failed. Was
> it political meddling (as is happening in Bavaria), or purely technical
> concerns, or a bit of both?
> Cheers,
> Barry T
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Rafael Laguna

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