examples of free software in the public administration

Patrick Ohnewein patrick.ohnewein at lugbz.org
Wed Feb 14 08:57:10 UTC 2007

Am Mittwoch, 14. Februar 2007 05:40 schrieb Ciaran O'Riordan:
> Just for a source of ideas, I'm trying to build a list of examples of
> governments using free software on a large scale.

What do you mean with large scale?

South Tyrol uses Free Software at a larger scale:

The public administration uses OpenOffice.org since the mid of 2005. Even not 
exclusively. This was one step in line with the action plan to the South 
Tyrolean Information Society:


All servers in the comuns use GNU/Linux and on the client they use 


All italian speaking schools (from the first class to the collage) use 
GNU/Linux (project FUSS)


The public transport company at South Tyrol uses Free Software since 1993:


Happy hacking!

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