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6. Re-Packagers

This section lists re-packagers of the Linux distributions listed above. In other words, the people selling the software below probably do not maintain or support the software itself.

6.1 InfoMagic Developer's Resource CD-ROM kit

Distributor:

InfoMagic, Inc.
PO Box 30370. Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0370

Net: info@infomagic.com
WWW: *http://www.infomagic.com
Vox: (800)-800-6613 (orders), (520)-526-9852 (tech support)
Fax: (520)-526-9573

Provider's Description:

The InfoMagic Linux Developer's Resource is a snapshot of the sunsite.unc.edu and tsx-11.mit.edu archives. It also includes the complete GNU software collection (in source form). The following Linux distributions are included on the discs: RedHat, Slackware, Debian and JE (Japanese Extensions).

The Slackware distribution has been completely unpacked allowing many packages to be run directly from the disc. Sources for all the packages in Slackware are also included.

The Linux HOWTO documents have been formatted for use with the Microsoft Multimedia Viewer (which is included) to allow browsing and full-text search under Microsoft Windows. InfoMagic also includes complete archives of the linux mailing lists.

InfoMagic also distributes the "Installation and Getting Started Guide", by Matt Welsh as well as Linux T-Shirts (featuring the platypus logo).

Ordering:

The 5-CD set is $25/copy. Shipping within the US is $5 (USPS Priority Mail), outside the US $10 (International Airmail), FedEx and UPS on request. Orders may be placed via phone, fax, or email (a PGP key is available: finger info@InfoMagic.com). We accept Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX. 1-year subscriptions are available for $150 (within the US) and $175 (outside the US) including shipping. A 1 year subscription consists of 6 releases, one every two months or so.

Internet Access:

The contents of the CDs may be found at either *http://www.infomagic.com, *ftp://ftp.infomagic.com.

Support:

We provide unlimited email and FAX support. Telephone support is available via a 900 number at $2.00/minute. We also offer support contracts tailored to individual needs.

The CD-set includes a 30-page quick-start.

Last Freeze Date:

30 November 1995. Updates about every two months. The Slackware release is 3.0, RedHat is 2.1

Entry last modified:

25 November 1995.

6.2 Oxbow Distribution Services

Distributor:

Oxbow Enterprises

Net: pdykes@sparc.isl.net (orders)
Vox: 507-775-7096 (1-800 service coming soon!)

Provider's Description:

Our "Beginner Pack": Red Hat Linux CD(s), Dr. Linux (1200 pages of great info!) - $79.95

The Beginner Pack is $39.95 w/o Dr. Linux pages book (update customers get a discount, so cyou ould get it later at reduced rate).

Linux Man Pages book to accompany the Beginner's Pack is $41.95 (by itself, $49.95).

We will do machine integration. We'll integrate an Acer, Packard Bell, IBM, etc... with Linux and software purchasable with platform for cost of machine, shipping, + $139.95.

Our objective is to offer Linux and Windows '95 on brand name systems, providing new and experienced users with top of line hardware and current software. Here is an example:

Estimated Cost: $1988 Packard Bell and Windows Software + $139 Linux Beginer and Integration = $2127 total.

Will spend 15-30 minutes over the phone to acquire the machine requirements as you wish.

For short time, Dr. Linux Book included at no cost with the machine integration offering!

3 year parts and labor warranty for $80. Beat that! (first year on-site!).

Smaller/other machines available (486 and 60Mhz Pentiums, hundreds less, similar software features)!

Finally, we provide Advanced User Updates:

We offer customer discounts on other Oxbow Distribution products based upon update rate. Quarterly: 10% Semi-quarterly: 7%

Each update includes 10 e-mail queries and 30 minutes of technical support.

Ordering:

Check or Money Order, Visa and MC in near future. Machine purchase and non-linux materials purchased for you in your name. Shipping extra.

Prices effective through 10/15/95.

Machine purchases require money orders at the current time.

Entry last modified:

23 November 1995


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