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LA Times: College students found e-commerce business

Oct 05, 2000, 06:59 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Uyen Mai)

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"Between a full load of classes and midterms, four students from the Claremont Colleges are balancing a new sort of project, launching their own e-commerce site centered around Linux, a free computer operating system similar to Microsoft Windows or Mac OS."

"The Web site, LinuxBoxen.com, distributes Linux-compatible hardware, software and other computer parts, such as video cards."

"'It went beyond our expectations,' Dana Johnson said. 'We're not millionaires, but it's enough to help support us.'"

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