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Ubuntu 'weaponised' to cure NHS of its addiction to Microsoft Windows

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

Re: Bah!

As for these "smartcards", they sound like the PINs we had in the late 60s and which I've been urging everyone to have another look at for Lo! these many years.

TFA says:

"Its mission was to find a way to deploy... Linux ... on 750,000 smartcards used to verify clinicians accessing 80 per cent of applications – excluding those for clinical use – on millions of health service PCs."

Apart from the rather dodgy phraseology which suggests the smartcards would be running Linux I read this as saying these smartcards are already in use with Windows PCs.

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