Fwd: Dell is asking what free OS to preinstall

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 21:45:23 UTC 2007

On 3/13/07, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
> > 2007/3/13, Peter A. Giessel <pgiessel at mac.com>:
> > > Dell is actually asking what Linux Distro to install, but if enough of us
> > > ask for preinstalled FreeBSD, it might get them thinking about FreeBSD and
> > > looking into providing support and especially drivers in the future.
> Tue Mar 13 21:28:11 CET 2007
> That URL http://www.dell.com/linuxsurvey
> results in:
> http://www.dell.com/content/topics/survey.aspx/ss?ssid=OeAjvuto67E~&s=corp
> We have encountered a problem while processing the page you requested.
> If you experience any technical problems with your shopping experience
> at dell.com, please contact one of our trained sales representatives
> at 1-800-WWW-DELL to quickly complete your transaction. Or contact
> us about the problem you have encountered.

Their website is being slashdotted right now. When you do finally get
to the survey select "Community Supported: Ubuntu" for the last
question. Ubuntu is based on Debian... Debian  in many respects is
equivalent to FreeBSD.

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