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Financial Post: Compaq expected to sign landmark Linux deal

Jan 21, 1999, 10:06 (2 Talkback[s])

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"Linux, the rapidly growing operating system available for free off the Internet, stands to make further inroads if a rumoured deal involving Compaq Computer Corp. goes through next month."

"Right now there are two big trends happening. One is Internet ecommerce, the other is Linux"

"Compaq is the largest maker of PC servers in the world, and any decision by the company to bundle Linux with its equipment would significantly bolster the credibility of the upstart operating system."

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