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FairfaxIT: Toshiba backflips over Linux

Jul 06, 1999, 22:09 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)

"THE company embroiled in the middle of a bitter user revolt against the dominant Microsoft Windows operating system has started to officially support the rival OS, Linux."

"Last January it surfaced that a South Australian man, Geoffrey Bennett, had been struggling with Toshiba Australia for a refund for an unwanted licence of Windows95 that came with a new laptop."

"Now Toshiba, responding to consumer demand, has done a back-flip and says it will officially sanction the upstart operating system."

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