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Mar 27, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Okay, maybe not big money, but Massachusetts-based Open-Pc founder/CEO Morgan Lim says he's turning a steady profit. And lately he's been making waves with plans to move a prominent state government agency entirely to Linux.

"The bulk of Open-Pc's revenue curently comes from doing something Dell, HP, Gateway, and IBM apparently aren't squared away enough to handle: Selling desktop and laptop computers with Linux pre-installed--and not necessarily to dyed-in-the-wool Linux junkies, either.

"Morgan says, 'A lot of our customers are like teachers and writers, professionals but not in tech fields...'"

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