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Linux Orbit: AlmostFreeLinux: No Frills, Good Service and Cheap Linux Distro's to Your Door

Apr 23, 2003, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Gowin)

[ Thanks to John Gowin for this link. ]

"First, I browse on over to LinuxIso.org to find out if the latest version of Distribution X has iso images available for download. If so, it's just a matter of downloading the iso images I need and then burning them to CDs. Even with broadband however, if you try to grab a large distribution consisting of serveral iso images, it can take hours to download. This will differ from user to user, and of course, dial-up users still would have considerably long download times to deal with. No matter how long it takes though, you can't beat the price since downloaded iso image files are free. All you pay for is the media you burn it on.

"If I decide I'd rather just buy the media, my second option, there are several inexpensive online stores to turn to. Linux Central has been a great resource for getting the latest Linux distributions at very reasonable prices. In the past, I've ordered multiple CD distributions from Linux Central for a great price and have always enjoyed excellent service and delivery times.

"If you're like me, when you find a store that gives you good service as well as cheap prices, you tend to be very loyal. But with times as they are, I'm always on the lookout for saving a few extra dollars, and that's where AlmostFreeLinux came in..."

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