[SATLUG] "Sears sells latest sub-$200 Linux desktop PC"

Jim Parkhurst JPARKHUR at dot.state.tx.us
Tue Jan 22 13:42:36 CST 2008


Sears sells latest sub-$200 Linux desktop PC
Low-cost PC aimed at consumers, business users
Todd R. Weiss

January 17, 2008 (Computerworld) -- For the second time since October, a sub-$200 fully equipped Linux desktop PC is available for sale to U.S. consumers.

Starting today, Sears.com is selling a Mirus Innovations Inc. desktop machine that runs Linux from Linspire Inc. for $299, minus a $100 mail-in rebate, Linspire said in a statement. Another $15 discount is available through this Saturday, for a final price of $184.99. Shipping is an additional $16.50.

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