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Linux.com: Koobox/Linspire Value PC: You Get What You Pay For

Mar 26, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linspire reached a deal earlier this year with Mirus Innovations to offer a line of OEM computers with Linux preinstalled, under the brand name Koobox. We're all in favor of the concept of desktop PCs with Linux preinstalled, but how does the Koobox measure up in practice? The end result is less than stellar.

"Linspire is offering three configurations of the Koobox, ranging in price from $299 to $499. Linspire shipped me the middle-of-the-road Multimedia configuration, which is priced at $399..."

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