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FairfaxIT: Toshiba backflips over Linux

“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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