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ZDNet UK: Preinstalled Linux on consumer PC? PC World says Yes

Jul 26, 1999, 21:39 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"The UK's first ever Linux loaded desktop PCs will go on sale at PC World next week as the popular open source operating system steps up to Microsoft on its home turf.

"The "advent 8707 Linux" PCs will be fitted with the Mandrake v6.0 Linux operating system distribution and will come with two applications: Word Perfect 8 and Star Office 5.1.

"The machines use an Intel Pentium III 450 processor, 64MB RAM, 6.4M GB hard drive, 17" Monitor, 56K-modem and colour printer."

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