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Jun 17, 2002, 19:00 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thor Olavsrud)

"After successfully duking it out with Microsoft Corp. for the rights to its name, Inc. Monday forged a deal with Microtel Computer Systems and (NYSE:WMT) to make computers pre-installed with the Lindows operating system available to the public for less than $300.

"LindowsOS, a hybrid of the Windows and Linux operating systems capable of running applications for both platforms, will be available on eight different Microtel computers, each offering varying speeds and capabilities. Each of the PCs will also feature an e-mail client, word processor, Web browser/file manager, address book, calculator, CD player, MP3 player, Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Excel Viewer, and an image viewer..."

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