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San Francisco Chronicle: Wal-Mart’s Linux-Based Computer Not So Great

“Q: We are in the market for a new computer, which we would use
mostly for e-mail, the Internet, letters and reports. I’ve read
about a PC sold online by Wal-Mart that runs Linux instead of
Windows. It costs less than $300, so I’m wondering if it would be a
good bargain.

“A: Linux has become a reliable operating system for many large
corporations, but it isn’t ready for prime time in the home…”


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