Linux Business Week: HP Starts Pushing Desktop Linux
Mar 15, 2004, 15:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Maureen O'Gara)
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"HP has supposedly been selling MandrakeSoft Linux on the
desktop for a while but it's been so quiet about it that for all
intents and purposes it's been a stealth operation.
"But now that the desktop Linux hype meter is registering new
highs, HP has decided to raise the decibel level.
"It says it's got two new Linux desktops for the North American
SMB market. One is the first of a new basic 2000 series, the HP
Compaq Business Desktop dx2000. The company figures the street
price of a Celeron model will be $389 to start. The Hyper-Threaded
Pentium 4 units will be pricier..."