December 1, 2000

Dell fumbles open source desktop gambit

Author: JT Smith

The Register comments on Dell's annoucement of its investment in Eazel: ">
Intel assembler (and bug-finder par excellence) Dell Computer was fingered in
speculation yesterday that it is poised to invest in open source desktop outfit Eazel and
anoint GNOME as its preferred Linux desktop ...
But let's take a quick reality check, first. Many of you will be thinking: 'You mean Dell
Computer actually has a Linux desktop?' and, quite rightly, concluding that this isn't the
case at all."


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