Internetnews.com: Lindows.com, Earthlink Bring Dial-Up Access to Linux

“Lindows.com–the anti-Microsoft, alternative operating system
startup founded by former MP3.com head Michael Robertson–Monday
teamed with Internet service provider Earthlink to offer customers
dial-up Internet access for Linux-powered computers.

“Lindows.com insisted the importance of this news is that while
such services have long been offered on Microsoft Windows
computers, it has been a missing convenience for Linux.

“The San Diego firm said the Earthlink icon will now appear on
all LindowsOS installations by default, which means all users have
to do is click on the Earthlink icon to be connected to the Net.
Lindows.com said it made this play to replace stodgy dial-up access
on traditional Linux-based systems with a more convenient turnkey
method for the desktop operating system…”


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