[Nottingham] using Linux for government business

david at gbenet.com david at gbenet.com
Wed Apr 4 14:25:01 UTC 2012

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On 02/04/12 20:36, Rebecca Newborough wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 7:59 PM, Going It Alone <reggaemaker at gmail.com>wrote:
>> "we all know that the UK Government has dallied over using Linux for
>> government business, but they appear to stall regularly and only ever
>> include a small subset of functions in their considerations. So, I've
>> started a e-petition on the government website calling for a full
>> review with a view to migrating all systems to open source, and
>> request that you put your name to it."
>> Thread can be found here:
>> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/general-10/uk-residents-937312/
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> Hi
> Hope you don't mind but I have shared this wider with Lincoln LUG and
> Lincolnshire LUG; posted it on my FB & G+ account; tweeted it and done a
> forum post on CrunchBang Linux forums to raise the profile, and hopefully
> get you some more signatures on the e-petition. I'll also badger hubby,
> Philip, to share it wider amongst his open source friends!
> As they say, every little helps! :D
> Cheers
> Becky Newborough
> Lincoln LUG
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Hi Rebecca,

I've just signed your petition


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