HindustanTimes: LG Electronics India Unit Launches Linux PCs
Oct 24, 2002, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"The Indian unit of South Korea's LG Electronics launched its
personal computers on Tuesday and said it was relying on their
lower price and the growing popularity of the Linux software to
"Officials at LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd told a news
conference the firm's MY PC range of desktop computers were about
8-10 per cent cheaper than other foreign brands and would be run by
Linux software rather than rival Microsoft's Windows.
"Nearly 90 per cent of the world's personal computers use the
Windows operating system but officials said the share of Linux, a
collaboratively developed, free operating system, had doubled to 10
per cent in the last 18 months..."