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Debian.org: Debian Added to Compaq Test Drive Program

“The Compaq Testdrive program has recently added Debian’s frozen
GNU/Linux distribution, potato (aka, Debian 2.2) to the list of
systems available for use. Compaq is now making testdrives
available via the Internet for the Open Source community. This
is a program that lets users world-wide get a shell account, free
of charge, for development and testing purposes.
By
registering for a shell account…, developers can evaluate the
Debian distributions running on Compaq AlphaServers and ProLiant
Servers…”

“The AlphaServers have the latest Compaq optimized FORTRAN
compilers as well as the GNU tools installed.

“These machines provide an excellent means for interested
parties to try out the Debian distribution…”

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