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News.com: Linux: freeware--at a price

Feb 08, 1999, 11:45 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Linux is leaving its freeware image behind as companies try to make money off the operating system's growing popularity."

"Driving the movement is the growing interest of big corporations in Linux as an alternative to Microsoft's Windows NT and to other versions of Unix.

"To appeal to big business, Linux resellers are bolstering customer service offerings to provide the round-the-clock support that large corporations have come to expect from technology providers."

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