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Links to companies' websites

Post 1

Pete, never to have a time-specific nick again (Keeper of Disambiguating Semicolons) - Born in the Year of the Lab Rat

There's a big gap here where there should be some examples of companies selling Linux distros. Why were they squashed?

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Post 2

Realistic Dragon

I was surprised to find no mention of the 'big' distros like Mandrake, RedHat and SlackWare, or projects like Linux From Scratch (LFS).

I understand that the guide doesn't link to companies but these people offer their product for free :o)

In the mean time, you can download almost all of the distributions at ftp://mirror.ac.uk (Note to the moderator, this is a *free* mirror of FTP sites maintained by Ja.net the university backbone.)

On a cable connection it takes about 3 hours per disc, Mandrake 8.2 is 2 discs.

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Post 3

the autist formerly known as flinch

An update of this article with the adresses reinstated is surely in order.

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