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Linux Foundation aims to boost membership with new perks

Oct 15, 2009, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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""Linux" isn't included in the "Operating System" filter at the EPP portal (though, surprisingly, FreeDOS is). I eventually found the tiny "Open-Source PCs" link towards the bottom of the left-hand column. The discount from Dell is roughly 7 percent, but it's a pretty nice deal because it stacks with other discounts and coupon codes.

"Members also get discounts on O'Reilly and No Starch Press books, Linux Journal Subscriptions, and some ThinkGeek.com purchases. For Linux enthusiasts who regularly buy computer hardware and other discounted stuff, the $99 membership fee could pay for itself pretty quickly. The lifetime e-mail offering, on the other hand, doesn't seem all that appealing. $150 is a lot to pay for a mere forwarding service."

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