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The Ottawa Citizen: More big names support Linux OS

Thanks to Peter Ryan
Crane
for this link.

“In fits and starts, mainstream computer manufacturers are
moving to support the Linux operating system, citing increasing
demand from engineers, Internet service providers and software
developers for what started out as freeware.”

“The strongest support for Linux came last week when
Hewlett-Packard Co. announced it would support a version of Linux
from Red Hat Software Inc.”

“On Thursday, Dell Computer Corp. revealed it also had certified
some of its server products for use with the same version of Linux,
although the company is still deciding whether it will offer the
operating system directly to customers.”

“That credibility is spurring a growing class of technically
sophisticated users into at least considering the operating system,
observers said.”


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