Desktop Linux or Windows 7?
Jul 21, 2009, 19:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
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"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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