Forbes/Reuters: Metron Launches Brazil's Line of Linux PCs
Oct 11, 2002, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Brazil's top computer maker, Metron, unveiled on Thursday a new
line of computers that will run the Linux operating system, banking
on their cheaper price tag to lure reluctant consumers.
"The new line of personal computers, laptops and servers will be
the first from a Brazilian computer maker to run Linux, a
collaboratively developed, free operating system that is becoming
increasingly popular worldwide.
"Metron's Linux line will sell for 20 percent less than those
that use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system..."