internetnews.com: Big Debian Linux Payday For HP
Feb 22, 2007, 21:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Who said you can't make money by supporting free
community-based Linux distributions?
"HP is making $25 million by supporting the free Debian
GNU/Linux distribution in what may ultimately turn out to be a
challenge to commercial distributions from Novell and Red Hat.
"HP announced in August 2005 it would be offering support
services for Debian, which has been one of the most popular and
widest deployed community-based Linux distributions since its