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Internet Banking Possible for Linux

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Two public financial institutions will start the first Linux-based Internet banking services this month as the government tries to end Microsoft Windows’ long-running monopoly in online banking systems.

The state-owned Korea Post Wednesday said that it will launch an online banking service for Linux operating system users in mid-December, as a part of the open-source software fostering projects of the Ministry of Information and Communication.

Currently, online banking in South Korea is only available for PCs with Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Internet Explorer browsers. To curb the growing dominance of Microsoft products, the South Korean government has been pushing public organizations and institutions such as the Korea Post, the Defense Ministry and the Unification Ministry to adopt Linux operating system when developing new network systems.

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