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Linux loving Vienna falls for Red Hat

We have been tracking the Austrian capital of Vienna’s love of all things open source for a couple of years now – ever since the city announced its intention to migrate several hundred desktops to open source . This latest move, announced this week, sees Vienna swapping its former FreeBSD based servers for one’s running on Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux .

We have been tracking the Austrian capital of Vienna’s love of all things open source for a couple of years now – ever since the city announced its intention to migrate several hundred desktops to open source . This latest move, announced this week, sees Vienna swapping its former FreeBSD based servers for one’s running on Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux . So far Vienna has migrated about 100 servers to RHEL. The fact that Vienna is such a pro-open source town is also interesting when you discover what Microsoft has codenamed the next incarnation of Windows following Vista – yep – you guessed it – Vienna.Maybe irony is alive and well in the US after all – well Redmond at least.