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  1. Free Free Software in Education
  2. Software Free in Office
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The Bank of Brazil in accordance with the Migration Project of the Federal Government, migrated your old proprietary system to the open source system. Mainly aimed at savings hardware, computers were becoming obsolete for use with proprietary software and would be destroyed and part of his pieces would be recycled and partly thrown away causing serious environmental problems beyond the slow decomposition time, but if used with free software would meet the need for standards and required quality and increase system security and stability, giving these machines doomed to waste at least another 5 or 10 years of use.

For a company the size of the Bank of Brazil, make any changes on their computers is a huge job. More than 60,000 desktops spread by agencies around the country to be updated and the need of employee training is key. In addition to ATMs, servers and other systems to be updated.

All these changes had to be carefully planned so that they were all made in a gradual way to not promote user impact with a new system and also for there to be training and time of assimilation. Were made several lectures and distributed several handouts to raise employee awareness of the benefits of free system. Thus there was no user resistance by the system change.

[...] The disadvantage of this system is that if you use only one control and the user is between the control and the pen the signal is not picked up, so no need to 2 controls so there is no interference or interruptions in transmission, but this is optional for it is perfectly possible to work without interference from the body to the signal. Free Software in Office There is available a whole variety of programs for office as text editors, spreadsheets, database, slide show among many others. Many programs even have in their Brazilian team that update and add support for the program to be used in Brazil, as some accounting programs that have data as fees, taxes and national contributions. [...]


[...] For a company the size of the Bank of Brazil, make any changes on their computers is a huge job. More than 60,000 desktops spread by agencies around the country to be updated and the need of employee training is key. In addition to ATMs, servers and other systems to be updated. All these changes had to be carefully planned so that they were all made in a gradual way to not promote user impact with a new system and also for there to be training and time of assimilation. [...]


[...] In this case, since its beginning it has been designed to work with a large process load therefore has a higher performance and stability. Linux is used in many large computers can manage the demand of processing, it organizes information and delivers maximum value to memory, hard drive and processor so that together process the greatest number of information in less time. Often we have a very powerful computer, but with a bad operating system that does not generate any resource. [...]

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