Finding Linux Muscle for Your PC at Home

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by TechNews, Jun 3, 2004.

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    By J.D. Biersdorfer June 3 2004

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    You can find Linux installed on computers from several manufacturers.
    For example, HP Compaq (www.hp.com) has several desktop computers with
    Mandrake Linux instead of Windows XP as the operating system, and the
    company recently announced that it would offer certain desktop and
    laptop computers that use the Novell SUSE Linux system.

    Linux computers are often grouped in the Business or Workstations area
    of manufacturer Web sites.

    Even if a company does not offer Linux installed on its hardware, many
    will specify which models are capable of running the system, should you
    decide to install it yourself. Yet I.B.M., for instance, sells Linux on
    some of its high-end workstations. A section of its Web site devoted to
    Linux resources is at www.ibm.com/linux.

    Linux is popping up in stores like Wal-Mart, which sells Microtel PC's
    that use the Linux-based Java Desktop System and cost $398 ...

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