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Selling GNU/Linux in a Box

Sep 06, 2008, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Each vendor begins by learning from previous efforts to sell GNU/Linux in retail channels. Gerry Carr, a product manager at Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial side, suggests that past efforts "have been set at fairly unrealistic prices," by which he means $100 or more -- prices near to those for a Windows upgrade. "People need to see a significant price saving if they're going to make a leap from the known,""

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