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HP going to offer Ubuntu now?

On 01/07/07, Kristian Hermansen <kristian.hermansen-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> On 7/1/07, Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at> wrote:
> > I was at a conference at HP with Mark Shuttleworth. At that time, HP
> > was providing server systems with SLES and RHEL installed with HP
> > internal support. However, based on Dell's recent experience, I would
> > not be surprised if their Compaq division would provide Ubuntu. HP has
> > provided Linux pre-installed on workstations in the past, but did not
> > have a high demand.

This seems different some how, when Dell, HP and all that started
selling Linux machines; they began by telling no one about it; selling
mainly to corporates; and using red hat linux or suse where they paid
typical support costs. ubuntu in comparison is a few more years down
the road compared with red hat 7 and is aimed squarely at normal home

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