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RedHat Enterprise Linux

I am in for it. I feel this will is a great  great Idea  Ready to help this
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gboyce at>
To: "Bill Horne" <bill at>
Cc: "BLU Discussion List" <discuss at>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: RedHat Enterprise Linux

> On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Bill Horne wrote:
> > TWIMC,
> >
> > The "Industrial" version of RedHat, called "Enterprise Linux", is being
> > distributed on a subscription basis for prices starting at $179/year.
> >
> > I don't approve of RedHat putting Linux into a proprietary model, but
> > the company has honored the GPL, and has put the source code on its FTP
> > server.
> >
> > I suggest we (those of us agonizing over what to do when RH9 is dropped)
> > compile the software and distribute it as a BLU linux varient.
> I love this idea.  I'm supporting a large number of desktop machines at my
> work that are currently running Redhat 7.3, and I've been trying to figure
> out what to move them to after the end of the year.
> I needed something that could be net installed easily with something
> similiar to kickstart, and that worked with all the programs we currently
> depend on.  I contemplated building the enterprise version from source,
> but I figured it was too much work for the number of machines I'm
> supporting.
> I'm more than happy to help with this project if we get enough people who
> are interested.
> Greg
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