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PCWorld: Lindows Looks for New Markets

Jan 17, 2003, 01:00 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scarlet Pruitt)

"Open-source software provider Lindows.com is offering educators a new flat-fee licensing program, in a move that pokes at rivals' efforts to seize the valuable education market, where companies have traditionally looked to recruit lifetime users of their products.

"The new Lindows program allows educators to install the LindowsOS operating system and educational software on an unlimited number of computers for $500 a year. Advertisement

"The San Diego software provider has made a splash with its low-cost Linux-based OS recently, due to it widening distribution deals and its showdown with software giant Microsoft..."

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