Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 13th Apr 2004 20:17 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews What happens when ex-Lycoris employees join a Linux-friendly hardware computer reseller? Apparently, a new desktop Linux distro with a kick: the hardware that comes with it is meant to give you the Apple experience. ION Linux is a Debian-based distro that is meant to work well with the hardware it sells with. Read on for our interview with Element Computer's Mike Hjorleifsson (one of the founders and CTO) regarding their new upcoming products and a screenshot of ION.
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Hmmm
by Smartpatrol on Wed 14th Apr 2004 15:29 UTC

I understand the concept, but why do i want to get locked into another platform/OS? Especially when there are much better computing Platform/OS's out there than X86 Linux! Proprietary or otherwise. This looks more like a devised way to turn a buck with linux by selling hardware.