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|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] More Linux PC's
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Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 16:20:08 -0500
From: Ruben I Safir
To: Michael Richardson
Cc: "'Ruben I Safir'" , Ray Connolly , "'nylxs'"
Subject: Re: [hangout] More Linux PC's
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$199 for fast enough and big enough with a built in NIC card
On 2002.10.31 16:11 Michael Richardson wrote:
> What are the spec's for the machine?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ruben I Safir [mailto:ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 4:04 PM
> To: Ray Connolly
> Cc: 'nylxs'
> Subject: Re: [hangout] More Linux PC's
> We liked that machine.
> You should right an article on it
> On 2002.10.31 15:10 Ray Connolly wrote:
> > Wal-Mart expands Linux offering
> > By David Becker
> > Staff Writer, CNET News.com
> > October 30, 2002, 5:17 PM PT
> > Retail giant Wal-Mart has added the Lycoris version of Linux to its menu
> > budget PCs.
> > Wal-Mart has become one of the most important mainstream boosters of the
> > open-source Linux operating system and other alternatives to Microsoft's
> > Windows.
> > Through its Web site, the retail giant early this year began offering
> > low-cost PCs without an operating system preinstalled. It then expanded to
> > Linux, initially relying on the Lindows distribution of Linux and later
> > expanding to include MandrakeSoft's version of the OS.
> > By using the open-source software and low-cost processors from Taiwan
> > chipmaker Via, Wal-Mart has been able to drive down prices to $199 for a
> > without a monitor.
> > Lycoris was launched in Redmond, Wash., home base of OS rival Microsoft,
> > years ago by former Microsoft systems tester Joseph Cheek. The company
> > selling Lycoris Desktop/LX, its version of Linux for desktop PCs, early
> > year and quickly won recognition for dressing up Linux with a user
> > similar in look and feel to recent versions of Windows.
> > "We don't have the same abhorrence for Windows that a lot of Linux
> > do," said Marketing Director Jason Spisak. "We like what Microsoft's
> > done--we think they've come up with a lot of great innovations. The
> > difference is that our software's open; we don't have anything to hide."
> > ____________________________
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http://www2.mrbrklyn.com/resources - Unpublished Archive or stories and articles from around the net
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New Yorker Free Software Users Scene
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