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5982Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Dell cancelling Linux on desktop and laptop systems.

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  • Stephen Lau
    Aug 21, 2001
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      On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 06:44:39PM -0400, jsc3@... wrote:
      > I too feel strongly about this. Dell did not really try to truly support
      > Linux on the laptops, in my opinion. I am also annoyed that the version
      > of Windows they sent me won't install in my VMware virtual machine. It
      > complains about it not being a Dell, and bails. Bullshit. I never run
      > more than one VMware session at a time (it eats over 200 MB of RAM when
      > I run one copy), so I think I am entitled to run the Dell copy of Windows
      > on the system even if I happen to be running Linux too.

      Yeah - I thought this was bullshit too... I just borrowed one of my
      friend's Windows disks to install from, and used my license key provided
      with my laptop.

      -steve

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