[Dclug] Where is the free software dividend?
amorey at aol.com
Mon Dec 4 22:00:34 EST 2006
Doesn't seem to be their market or business model, does any company other
than Linspire sell linux on "cheaper" machines directly to the consumer
market through retail channels?
From: dclug-bounces at calypso.tux.org [mailto:dclug-bounces at calypso.tux.org]
On Behalf Of Kevin Cole
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2006 11:39 AM
To: Vanderhoof, Tzadik
Cc: dclug at tux.org
Subject: Re: [Dclug] Where is the free software dividend?
Vanderhoof, Tzadik wrote:
> Wouldn't it be possible for someone like a Canonical to get to the point
> where they could say "we certify the Dell Latitude 620 for use with
> Ubuntu Dapper". That would mean that a customer could order a "bare"
> Dell Latitude 620 (provided Dell allows them to) and have confidence
> that they can pop in a Dapper CD, click on the "Updates" icon, reboot,
> and have everything "just work".
Other than System76 (www.system76.com), do people know of other computer
vendors putting their weight behind Ubuntu?
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