[CoLoCo] Linux Hitting the Mainstream

Dave Vanderploeg dave.vanderploeg at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 18:12:44 GMT 2007


Didn't somebody download and install gOS on their system?

Dave

On Nov 21, 2007 10:51 AM, TJ Heaney <tjheaney at gmail.com> wrote:

> *chuckles*
>
> The Year of the Penguin.
>
> I've been itching to get one myself, but storage is my biggest issue.
> I don't have room for yet another pc :(
>
> On Nov 21, 2007 10:48 AM, Michael TheZorch Haney <thezorch at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Looks like Microsoft's worst nightmare is coming true.  Linux is hitting
> > the mainstream, the gPC is selling like hotcakes.  Wal-Mart is having
> > trouble keeping them in stock in some stores from what I've heard from
> > some people on other tech-related groups.  Cnet and several other
> > Pro-Microsoft websites have all given gOS rather shining reviews
> > recently.  I think 2008 is going to be the Year of Linux.
> > Dissatisfaction with Windows Vista is hitting the mainstream news!  Word
> > of mouth advertising is the best way to spread the word about a good
> > product, and this case its working for the gPC.
> >
> > If I could afford getting one of these systems from Wal-Mart I would do
> > so in a heart beat.  I'm on a very limited income, most of which goes to
> > rent.  Yes, gOS uses Enlightenment but its still a great Window Manager
> > in its own right.  Best of all gOS was built from Ubuntu.
> >
> > Anyway, has anyone in the group tried out this computer yet?
> >
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