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New Zealand Herald: Linux OS Free with Cheap PCs

Nov 25, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Budget computer retailer NetPC has begun to sell Lindows Linux-based PCs starting at around $900, including GST, or $560 with an internet contract.

"The move comes hot on the heels of Dick Smith's launch of Linux PCs, which use the Mandrake Linux operating system. Both approaches cut costs by displacing Microsoft's Windows XP OS with a free Linux OS..."

"NetPC sells mostly Microsoft Windows-based systems and it offers Windows XP for an additional $199..."

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