Lenovo To Shun Linux

Computer maker Lenovo will not install or support the Linux operating system on any of its PCs, including ThinkPads and a series of new notebooks, the company said this week. The company is clearly positioning itself as an exclusive partner of Microsoft, several weeks after the companies announced they were “reaffirming” global market development and cooperation agreements. “We will not have models available for Linux, and we do not have custom order, either,” said Frank Kardonski, Lenovo’s worldwide product manager for Lenovo 3000 offerings. “What you see is what you get. And at this point, it’s Windows.”

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