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Tectonic: R1500 Linux PCs by Next Month?

Oct 20, 2004, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alastair Otter)

"From as early as the second week of November consumers in South Africa could be buying brand new Linux-loaded PCs from their local supermarkets for just R1500,00 [US$238/€189]. Novell SA MD Stafford Masie said during a presentation at this year's South African Oracle Users Group conference that the company also hopes to more than double the sales of SuSE Linux over the next year.

"Masie said the plans to put cheap pre-installed Linux PCs into retail stores was part of the company's programme to sign OEM deals with local and international vendors in South Africa..."

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