ZDNet Asia: Linux Desktops in China
Oct 27, 2006, 01:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The subject of this BLOG is actually quite misleading because I
am disappointed to report that out of the big 5 PC manufacturer and
distributors in China (Lenovo, Founder, Acer, HP and Dell), none of
them have Linux pre-installed on their Desktops, nor
Laptops--servers are another story. The biggest disappointment to
me was Lenovo, who having taken over the IBM personal computing
business I would have thought might stay sympathetic to Linux.
"It was only 3 years ago I did see brands such as Acer, Dell,
Founder, HP and Legend (now Lenovo) selling desktops in the local
department stores with Red Flag pre installed..."