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Submission + - Munich's Open Source Desktop Saves Millions (

jrepin writes: "Switching to a vendor independent desktop based on Linux and other open source software reduces costs and results in fewer calls to help desks, show figures provided last month by the Mayor of Munich, Christian Ude. Replacing the current almost ten thousand open source desktops by a proprietary system would increase costs by some 25 per cent, the Mayor shows in his response to questions from a city councillor."

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