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HP Pushes Open Source For Small Businesses

Ruphus13 writes "HP finally begins to actively push open source in its products. From the post, 'HP has been quirky over the years when it comes to open source. It has been, traditionally, a company that supports open source — especially in larger enterprises... Wednesday, it announced two new open source products, geared to small businesses and scholastic institutions. HP plans on including its 'Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solution' on more of its m�tier class desktop PCs (to a total of seven models between the HP Compaq dc/dx lines in the US, eight models worldwide). Come December 15th, HP will also offer Novell's SUSE Linux endeavor Desktop on its HP Compaq dc5850 model. The base SLED-equipped model will cost $519, and looks the usual open source suspects for the small employment setting — OpenOffice, and mail clients such as Evolution.'"

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