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Old 05-18-2001, 05:17 PM   #1
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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, OR even buy cheaper copies from like or where ever.
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Try here:
Old 05-19-2001, 01:06 PM   #4
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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.
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Go to

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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