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Re: Dell says all aboard for Linux PCs



On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 08:42 -0800, Philip Walden wrote:
> taharka wrote:
> > Dell says all aboard for Linux PCs
> >
> > By Stan Beer
> >
> > Monday, 26 February 2007
> >
> > PC maker Dell has announced that it has commenced a program that will
> > result in the sale and distribution of a range of computers with
> > pre-installed Linux distributions instead of Microsoft Windows. Dell has
> > indicated that Novell's Suse Linux will be first cab off the rank.
> >
> > Full article at; http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/9951/53/
> >   
> I wonder if you "waste" much purchase money if you immediately overlay 
> Fedora on one.

I'm sure you'll waste some, just as you would if you overlaid Fedora on
a box that came with Windows preinstalled. How much, who knows? Maybe
wait to see if/when Fedora/Ubuntu climb aboard, then compare prices? The
article states, they're the next distributions for consideration.

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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