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ZDNET UK: Under the counter Definite Linux sells like hot cakes

Oct 28, 1999, 16:07 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Although the Windows NT forum is perhaps the last place you'd expect to find fans of Linux, there was evidence even the most hardened advocates of expensive mainstream software are starting to come around to the ways of open-source."

"One vendor of NT printing software in fact confidentially revealed that he had taken to selling boxes of Definite Linux, acquired from the IT Forum next door, under the counter at his stand. This unlikely Linux convert also confessed that editions of this UK distribution of Linux were selling like hot cakes."

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