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

Maventi

"The rollout was cancelled because they had paid for the wrong licence, then built the image on the incorrect (ie the version they *meant* to buy a licence for) version of Win7, but that's another story!"

And that, folks, is one of many examples of the hidden costs of complex proprietary licenses that simply disappear with FOSS. It goes beyond the sticker price - the cost of license management and compliance is eye watering but seems to be often overlooked.

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