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Old 07-10-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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Default Get ubuntu at bestbuy 20 bucks!!

Another forum i am on showed me this which I think is funny because ubuntu is free but check out the reviews. what a bunch of suckers especially the guy who bought it and got the geeksquad package for 170 bucks

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....#productdetail
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Old 07-10-2008, 12:20 AM   #2
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Haha wow...
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Old 07-10-2008, 01:54 AM   #3
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yea its free but they have to pay for packaging + shipping to the store...then some profit...
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Old 07-10-2008, 02:01 AM   #4
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yea its free but they have to pay for packaging + shipping to the store...then some profit...
Then their own idiocy for not getting it free LEGALLY online...
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LOL,You can order it for free from the ubuntu website!
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LOL,You can order it for free from the ubuntu website!
Lol or download it and spend the what 20 cents on a blank CD?
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Yeah,LOL,I Would hate to be one of those people that bought it.
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Yeah, can Best Buy legally do that? Ubuntu is free. You can even have it sent right to your doorstep for free...

Hmm.. I wonder if Best Buy would offer price matching if I showed them the Ubuntu CD page which clearly states that it is free...
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Yes it is free,It's Open source,You can do ANYTHING with Open Source Software.
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Yeah, can Best Buy legally do that? Ubuntu is free. You can even have it sent right to your doorstep for free...

Hmm.. I wonder if Best Buy would offer price matching if I showed them the Ubuntu CD page which clearly states that it is free...
thats a good question, i didnt think you could sell open source software for a profit...
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