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Re: Nice linux software summary

   Jont Allen <jba@RESEARCH.ATT.COM> wrote:
>  In case you dont already know,
>  Linux is a free Unix that runs on Intel hardware....

Linux runs on:

 Platform    Status
  Intel     very stable distributions
  Alpha     stable distribution
  Sparc     kernel Beta, user-level Alpha
  PPC       port underway
  Mips      port underway
  Mac       port underway

>  It typically costs about $40 for a set of CDs

MicroCenter sells a multi-CD Intel kit for $15.

For a general starting point on Linux, try

>  If you liked the NEXT box, you will love LINUX.

Er.... If you love NEXTSTEP, you may find Linux tolerable :)

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