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Does Free Software Restore Dignity?

Jun 05, 2011, 13:06 (8 Talkback[s])

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"His laptop needed to be restored, and he had misplaced the restore DVD. He tells me Sony requires $139 to send him a restore DVD. He doesn't have a spare $139, and neither do his hard-working parents. I didn't want this student to leave empty-handed, so I said, "If you like, I'll install Linux on your laptop, and you can get it working again that way."

"That's just fine with me," he replied quickly."

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