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Linux … everywhere?

"Linux is everywhere" according to a Dell slogan. But if that's the case how come its so difficult to buy a Linux system from them? Based on my recent online shopping trip it is a wonder that they have sold any Linux systems at all. You can't buy what you can't see. In fact, virtually all of the major hardware vendors have gone …
Jack Bryar, 21 Nov 2001
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We take this minute for something really important

You'll pardon me if I don't want to send you another of my usual articles about Linux or Open Source. I'd rather not write about the alleged evils of Microsoft. I don't want to complain about the misappropriation of public intellectual property by private interests and their lawyers. That stuff seems entirely out of place today …
Jack Bryar, 12 Sep 2001
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Pay to Play with the Mandrake Team?

The dust is still settling over at MandrakeSoft. The company dumped its CEO, dismissed rumors of financial troubles, assured NewsForge's Robin Miller that the company was "on course to break even within a few months" and continuing to plan for a future IPO. That may sound like brave talk and little else, but co-founder Jacques …
Jack Bryar, 01 Jun 2001