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PC Week Online: VA Linux makes noise with Debian Linux deal

Oct 12, 1999, 23:18 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Just three days after VA Linux Inc. entered its government-mandated quiet period prior to an initial public offering, it announced a deal to resell the Debian Linux distribution."

"It's something of a departure for VA Linux, whose core business is selling servers and PCs preloaded with Linux and offering services around that hardware."

"The VA/O'Reilly/SGI Debian package will sell for $19.95, which VA Linux officials said will be funneled back into the non-profit organization Software in the Public Interest..."

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