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Re: [vox] Fry's has Linux PCs!



Ah yes, Lindows.  I had that wrong.  Thanks.  I'm sure (based on
theri charter) that Lindows also strives
for the same goals as these other _friendly_ distros.

Good or bad, hopefully these cheapo pcs will help spread the word.

D.

On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting David Margolis (margolid@ecs.csus.edu):
>
> > ThizLinux is the distribution (I believe) found on the $299 PCs at
> > walmart.
>
> Walmart.com (on-line sales only).  And that's Linux-Mandrake 8.2 (or
> alternatively Lindows).
>
> I've so far in the USA seen ThizLinux only on the Fry's Electronics
> preloads.
>
> > There is a very nice write up of a similar distribution (by similar I
> > mean both are desktop oriented/ease of use emphasis) called Lycoris LX
> > (http://www.lycoris.com/) in the August PCWorld.
>
> Libranet, and boxed-set versions of SuSE have also impressed me in that
> sense.  (The publicly-distributable SuSE ISO is several versions back.)
>
> --
> Cheers,                                      "Reality is not optional."
> Rick Moen                                             -- Thomas Sowell
> rick@linuxmafia.com
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