Karashur writes: After switching 37,000 PCs to Ubuntu, French Armed Forces says open source cuts costs 40 percent. The French Gendarmerie, a branch of the French Armed Forces in charge of public safety, has been a leader in moving away from proprietary software in recent years.
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