Mad Penguin: Tux Goes Retail: Mepis, Xandros, Linspire, and Micro Center VIP Interviews
Mar 31, 2006, 03:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This is the second in a series of two articles on Tux's move
into retail. Last weeks article described some of the mechanics of
how free open source software is getting into retail. Today, Mad
Penguin interviews Linspire CEO Kevin Carmony; Xandros CEO Andreas
Typaldos; Mepis Linux founder Warren Woodford; and Kevin Jones,
Micro Center Vice President of Merchandising, to get their take
Tux's jump into big box retail.
"Some common themes emerge from these interviews. First,
relationships with companies and people working in the distribution
chain don't emerge over night..."