Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Mar 2007 23:01 UTC, submitted by shykid
Hardware, Embedded Systems Dell began polling customers about their software preferences on Tuesday as part of an effort by the struggling PC vendor to meet a popular request for desktops and notebooks that run on Linux instead of Windows. Dell posted the survey on a company blog, asking PC users to choose between Linux flavors such as Fedora and Ubuntu, and to pick more general choices such as notebooks versus desktops, high-end models versus value models and telephone-based support versus community-based support.
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RE[2]: Why the focus on Linux?
by BSDrama on Wed 14th Mar 2007 03:48 UTC in reply to "RE: Why the focus on Linux?"
BSDrama
Member since:
2006-11-27

Two Words:

PC-BSD

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RE[3]: Why the focus on Linux?
by Lunitik on Wed 14th Mar 2007 16:52 in reply to "RE[2]: Why the focus on Linux?"
Lunitik Member since:
2005-08-07

FreeBSD doesn't have the drivers home users will want.

Things like WebCams, amoungst other USB devices, for instance...

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RE[3]: Why the focus on Linux?
by Coxy on Thu 15th Mar 2007 08:31 in reply to "RE[2]: Why the focus on Linux?"
Coxy Member since:
2006-07-01

Where's the second word? I see just one, maybe you should have taken the hyphen away if you wanted two words ;-)

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