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E-Commerce Times: VA Linux To Help Bring Debian Package To Consumers

Dec 03, 1999, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew W. Beale)

"VA Linux Systems announced this week that it will tap Loki Entertainment Software to push the Debian GNU/Linux package to consumers through retail channels."

" 'The initial response we have received for the Debian GNU/Linux package demonstrates widespread appreciation for the high quality and exceptional Internet functionality of Debian GNU/Linux,' said Brian Biles, vice president of marketing for VA Linux Systems. 'Our new relationship with Loki will facilitate wider distribution of the Debian GNU/Linux package, giving more users an easy way to try Debian for the first time.' "

" 'Debian is currently the most requested Linux distribution among VA Linux Systems customers,' stated vice president of marketing for VA Linux Systems. Proceeds from sales of the package will be donated to Software in the Public Interest, a non-profit group."

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