Intel helps Asian PC makers to ship Linux

Posted on Friday, November 26 2004 @ 0:17 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel has released a Quick Start Kit for Linux in Asia, giving a leg-up to system builders offering Linux-based desktop PCs.

The kit is similar to those that Intel produces for Windows, said an Intel spokesman. "We are starting to extend what we've done in the Windows world to include the Linux space," he said.

Initially, the kit is only being made available in China and India, where demand for Linux is strong and growing among education and government customers. "What we're trying to do is provide a resource for the system integrator to be able to offer a validated solution to their customer with a minimal amount of work," the spokesman said. "They shouldn't have to worry about finding all of the drivers on their own."

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