From: Mark Finlay (linuxexpert at domain eircom.net)
Date: Wed 10 Oct 2001 - 17:20:21 IST
10/10/01 2:08:21 PM, Ronny B <fvacuum at domain yahoo.com> wrote:
>(I'll jump into this interestint discussion :)
>On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 11:53:08AM +0100, Mark Finlay wrote:
>> i just realised that when u press the reply button - it replys to the person
>> - not the list. damn
>Shift-L in mutt, provided you have set the list in your configuration ;)
>> Prices are not finalised - but they would be good. - probably around £3.00
>> per cd - with special discounts for sets. eg. mandrake 8.1 (6 CD's) for
>> around a tenner.
>I'd be interested in that when I need several different CDs at once.
>Don't limit yourself to just Linux distributions, either - I'm sure
>there would be interest for other free operating systems, plus maybe
>collections of software. Especially bundles like the "Half-Life kit" the
>nice folks at Antefacto made ;)
for it to be economical i would have to press large numbers of cd's at
a time so it is likely with i will stick with more mainstream cd's until the
buisness is up and running.
>> also , like all great startups - i wont have
>> credit card ordering for a while - it would
>> be limited to cheques for the first while
>> (and paypal if i can work it out)
>There are some cash-on-delivery options within Ireland, aren't there? If
>you register as a small business, the fee probably would be minimal,
who offer these survices?
>> of course if i get this company running i'll be getting the cd's
>> professionally pressed.
>Copyleft have some nice Debian recordables - consider a stocking a huge
>supply of those ;)
is copyleft a company?
>> > How much for the CD's plus p & p to Limerick?
>> still have to get prices for p&p
>I've sent CDs to Wales for 80p - I can't imagine it being more within
>the Republic ;)
well i might have to get registered post
>> no my intention is to offer cheep linux cd's to anyone who want's them.
>> because i will be selling them so cheap, i dont intend on having to help
>> newbies set up their computers.
>Yes, get the CDs out there - if you find good helper links, put them on
>the webpage with a disclaimer :)
>("Try this IRC channel for help with Debian - warning:Regulars may be
>> it is possible to buy os-less pc's - and some day i plan on selling pre-loaded
>> linux boxes with tested hardware.
>An article on what components to buy if people would like to build their
>own PC would be good. Has ILUG got anything like that, people?
i don't really have the experience to write one but there are a lot of companies
selling linux guarented hardware
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