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Technocrat.net: July 11th Potentially a Good Day for Linux

May 31, 2006, 17:30 (4 Talkback[s])


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"July 11th has the potential to get millions of people to look at Linux, because that is the day MS drops support for 98, 98se and ME. In the background, millions of people running those systems will now need a viable alternative, and short of buying a new computer, they don't have a lot of options out there-unless the F/OSS community can point them to something that might work on their older machines.

"Unfortunately, I don't think *any* of the big name linux distros would run very well on anything still using 32 or 64 megs of RAM for instance..."

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