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Re: [News] Microsoft-indoctrinated Best Buy, Staples, Office Depot Staff Won't Pitch Linux FUD

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 22 Sep 2009 01:55 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, 7 belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | "Do any of these come with Linux". Her question was
>>> | direct and without malice...she glanced over at me just
>>> | for a milisecond after doing so.
>>> | 
>>> | "Um...no, we don't carry Linux products here. I'm
>>> | sorry."
>>> `----
>>> http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2009/09/microsoft-fud-unfired-gun-in-
>> austin.html
>> That just lost Best Buy$ a sale.
>> That in a time of recession!!!
>> So which fat steenkin sales director do I shoot?
>> If he/she dropped on floors and kissed my feet and promised never to loose
>> a Linux sale again, I might let them off with a pay cut.

Someone from Best Buy said the management "freaked out" after the
leak. The leaker asked for comments to be deleted (witch hunt).

> I was surprised at Office Depot.  I brought in Knoppix to try out on the
> laptops, and the sales guy noted it, saying, "Good idea."  No hassle at all.
> In fact, I found out he uses Linux, so we had a nice chat in between him
> helping other people look at laptops.

They'll soon find out that V7 is another Vista.

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