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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:22 pm    Post subject: Dell's widening range of OS's Reply with quote

Just a small note concening Dell's broadening range of customer available OS's

It appears that Dell is now offering Freedos, alongside of Linux OpenSuse and Vista...& XP.

http://tinyurl.com/5lh8u2

I could be mistaken, but I think this is the first time I have ever seen Freedos being offered.

I wonder how long before they offer an XP alternative, like Reactos, or a flavour of Unix like FreeBSD ?

Aqua

Ps...

Looks like the Freedos thing is IS very recent news...

>>>>> http://tinyurl.com/ljs4q <<<<<
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Talk about a trip down memory lane. When I bought my first computer (an IBM clone with 2-360kb floppies and no HD), there was DOS and no such thing as Windows. My knowledge of arcane DOS commands was helpful when I began messing around with Linux.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 5:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey Fox,

Here's a bit of naughtiness.

'format c:'

The above almost innocuous bit of fluff.. is a great command and only to be used in case of emergencies...like...

(A) Your boss has given you the boot.

In such a case, this is infinitely better than punching him out.

Just punch that deadly command into his computer instead... Laughing

He'll soon come to wish he had kept you on as an employee... Cool

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or that he didn't give you the keys to the "store". Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 1:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dell has offered Free DOS for a while, they had it as far back, as far as I know of for sure, when they first offered Ubuntu.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dungeon92 wrote:
Dell has offered Free DOS for a while, they had it as far back, as far as I know of for sure, when they first offered Ubuntu.


Really...?

Not accordng to this....

http://tinyurl.com/ljs4q

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 6:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to that link, it was offered almost 5 years ago. That's pretty far back.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fox wrote:
According to that link, it was offered almost 5 years ago. That's pretty far back.


Humble apologies....to one and all...

I misread it...

I thought it said 5 weeks ago...

ooops... Confused

Oh welll...

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wasn't gonna say anything, but...



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aargh-a-Knot wrote:
I wasn't gonna say anything, but...



Laughing


Gee that looks like Obama.... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 12:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aquafire wrote:
Aargh-a-Knot wrote:
I wasn't gonna say anything, but...



Laughing


Gee that looks like Obama.... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


The ear isn't big enough. Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aquafire wrote:
Aargh-a-Knot wrote:
I wasn't gonna say anything, but...



Laughing


Gee that looks like Obama.... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

It's a good representation of him.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dungeon92 wrote:
Aquafire wrote:
Aargh-a-Knot wrote:
I wasn't gonna say anything, but...



Laughing


Gee that looks like Obama.... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

It's a good representation of him.


Or what the future holds... Wink

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