Desktop Linux or Windows 7?
Jul 21, 2009, 19:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"For those in the industry, the term "depot install" is well
known. Many businesses rely on depot installations to get their PCs
up and running with new OS upgrades.
"So I think it stands to reason that we could see the same sort
of thing taking place in the Desktop Linux realm as well. After
all, it's hardly a new concept. Some Linux OEMs have been providing
this service for a few years now. The singular stumbling block
seems to be that most people are not aware of such an
"A company offering either depot installs on older PCs or
pre-installation of Linux on PCs is in a position to give Windows 7
a run for its money. The software savings alone is enough to make
the average person do a double take."
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