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Old 03-08-2005, 05:00 AM   #1
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different vendors of linux

My essay just is apart of a discussion about Linux, and my topic is about "different vendors of linux"! but i don't know what it is. And what to be talk about?
I only have 5 days to do that essay for 5-7 minutes! Someone help me? thanks very much!!!!
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A 'vendor' is any entity that produces networking or computing technology, and is responsible for the technical content of that technology. Examples of 'technology' include hardware (desktop computers, routers, switches, etc.), and software (operating systems, mail forwarding systems, etc.). Note that the supplier of a technology is not necessarily the ' vendor' of that technology. As an example, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) might supply routers to each of its customers, but the 'vendor' is the manufacturer, since the manufacturer, rather than the ISP, is the entity responsible for the technical content of the router.
this link lists a lot of linux vendors:

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