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Old 06-17-2002, 11:05 AM   #1
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Talking Wal-Mart ships linux PCs!!!!!

Wal-Mart's on-line store has begun offering 8 different models of PC's running the Lindows OS (

The computers sell from $299-$599 and run on both AMD and Intel chips ranging up to 1.8Ghz.

Wal-Mart originally made news when it began shipping machines with no OS installed, a practice frowned upon by Microsoft who claims it encourages piracy of Windows, as no one could possibly want to run another OS.

Lindows is a UNIX based operating system optimized for Broadband usage and fast, stable performance. Wal-Mart also offers it's "Wal-Mart Connect" ISP service for a cost of $9.94 a month (USD)

i mean, its lindows, but still!
linux is hitting the mainstread desktop market!!!!!
Old 06-17-2002, 12:39 PM   #2
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Yeah there was a thread already started a few days ago about this:
Old 06-20-2002, 09:11 AM   #3
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Dude was double stoked so he thought he would attempt a double post
Old 06-25-2002, 11:22 PM   #4
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Lightbulb Broadband MMMM?

What kind of Broadband? $16 CND +Tax
Old 06-27-2002, 08:54 AM   #5
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Yeah, they are going to put Mandrake on their machines soon, too. Can't wait for it (although we don't have walmart- we have MeroComp )!!!


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