[Lvlug] Linux and Walmart Sales
Brian W. Snyder
bwsnyder at rcn.com
Thu Apr 1 10:24:29 EST 2004
Scott Piccotti wrote:
> On Apr 1, 2004, at 9:54 AM, vailima wrote:
>> Walmart will be selling desktop computers with a LINUX OS installed.
>> At the moment I can't recall the particular LINUX OS involved.
> Lindows. I think they've been at it for a while now.
They also sell PC's with no OS and, in the past, have sold them with
Mandrake and Suse installed.
As far as broadening Linux, it's hard to say what effect Wal-Mart
would have. I don't see a Wal-Mart salesperson convincing someone to try
Lindows. But, maybe those curious about Linux might try a low-cost PC
with Linux already installed and not need any convincing from a sales
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