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Re: [News] Dell Takes Huge Step to Increase Linux Adoption on the Desktop

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____/ Matt on Monday 05 Oct 2009 04:55 : \____

> Ezekiel wrote:
>> "Matt" <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:IW9ym.39440$6f4.7255@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>>> ____/ Matt on Thursday 01 Oct 2009 19:50 : \____
>>>>> 7 wrote:
>>>>>> chrisv wrote:
>>>>>>> Matt wrote:
>>>>>>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Dell Launches New Biz Desktops, Workstation Lines
>>>>>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>>>>>> | A wide selection of operating systems will be
>>>>>>>>> | supported including Windows Vista, Windows XP
>>>>>>>>> | (via a downgrade), Ubuntu Linux (in certain
>>>>>>>>> | markets) and FreeDOS.
>>>>>>>>> `----
>>>>>>>>> http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2353383,00.asp
>>>>>>>> Doesn't say it'll cost less without Windows.
>>>>>>> Of course it will not.  Microshaft "incentives" ensure that not even
>>>>>>> free software can undercut their prices...
>>>>>> This time I think people should write en-masse and complain
>>>>>> to the authorities of rip off pricing and illegal pricing
>>>>>> structures.
>>>>> How could that happen?
>>>> Proof here: http://boycottnovell.com/wiki/index.php/Hardware/OEM
>>> Oh, yes, but I mean how could it happen that people would write en masse
>>> and complain to the authorities?  There are a thousand things besides the
>>> software monopoly that need to be fixed.
>> How convenient that his "proof" is a link to his own commercial website.
>> Just a suggestion - if you're really interested in this (and it seems you
>> are) then find some *objective* articles on the web that actually explain
>> the situation.
> Oh, how about studying primary documents that came out during discovery?
>   I think Roy's site has many of those and/or links to all of them.

There is also court materiel (reports and transcripts) that interprets those.

BTW, the site is not commercial.

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