Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Mar 2007 18:54 UTC, submitted by Lord John
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu A few weeks back Dell invited ideas from the world at large about what it should put on sale - in other words, what did the so-called 'community' want? It turned out that the 'community' wanted PCs installed with GNU/Linux. But the company has done nothing afterwards. Now, we have a staunch defence of Dell's position by Mark Shuttleworth, the proprietor of Canonical which owns the Ubuntu project.
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installing vs preinstalling
by Tom Janowitz on Tue 20th Mar 2007 20:10 UTC
Tom Janowitz
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2005-12-05

FTA:
"Some of his assertions as to why it is difficult to buy a PC with GNU/Linux installed (and not pre-installed which would mean installed before being installed, a ludicrous suggestion and as gross an abuse of the English language as I have ever seen)"

Isn't it 'pre' as in 'before offering for a sale' ?


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Edited 2007-03-20 20:15

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