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Old 05-18-2001, 05:17 PM   #1
mikez
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I've heard of places that you can buy distro's of linux online. I was just wondering if anybody has tryed this or know of any sites. I can't just go download it because of my 56k connection. Or is buying at a store like bestbuy or a computer store better to do? Thanks...
 
Old 05-18-2001, 05:22 PM   #2
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Well, a download with dial up would take a long time. You could probably go buy it, install it, have a web server running on it with your own domain name before it was half complete probably. You could get it free though, http://www.freelinuxcd.org OR even buy cheaper copies from like http://www.linuxmall.com or where ever.
 
Old 05-18-2001, 08:35 PM   #3
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Try here:

http://www.cheapbytes.com
 
Old 05-19-2001, 01:06 PM   #4
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thanks

thanks for that site, it has some good deals that would be perfect.
 
Old 05-21-2001, 08:59 PM   #5
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If you are really new to Linux, go to a retail store and buy a boxed distro. It will get you up and running faster and you get that instant gratification of having it in your hand immediately. It will cost more in a retail store but the manuals you get in the box will be worth the cost. Once you get a feel for it, then check out the other online resources mentioned earlier.
 
Old 05-22-2001, 06:08 AM   #6
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Go to http://www.linuxcentral.com

There you can get the CD's for Red Hat, Slackware, Mandrake, Debian, OpenLinux, and Suse for $24.95, which includes shipping and handling.
 
  


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