Sub300’s 164 Million Computer Challenge: Make the Switch to Linux

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Sub300 will install Linspire, Firefox and OpenOffice free of charge to any system., North America’s only Linux-only store, challenges all Microsoft Windows users to make the switch to Linux by offering to install Linspire, Firefox and OpenOffice free of charge to any computer system. The operating system, web browser and word processor/presentation software will allow users to surf the web, send e-mails, instant message, do homework, listen to MP3s and more, all with the benefits of the Linux system.

There are approximately 164 million computers in the USA, and 16 million computers in Canada. Sub300 is prepared to speed up, eliminate the viruses, save hard drive space, reduce installation time, provide access to free programs and eliminate the Microsoft blue screen from each one. They plan to build confidence in the nation’s computer users by showing the computing public that Linux is a fantastic alternative to the Microsoft monopoly.

Free-of-charge changeover to Linux is easy by visiting the and filling out an application. Sub300 will evaluate the system to determine if it is suitable for changeover, and provide recommendations if necessary. If the computer system is suitable, the user may bring it in or ship it at his expense. will install Linspire, Firefox and OpenOffice and perform tests to ensure proper working order. In a turn around time of approximately 24 hours, the new, upgraded system can then be picked up or shipped at user’s expense. is so confident users will find that the Linux system eliminates crashes, viruses, pop-ups and other Microsoft cost-of-ownership issues that they are willing to work for free. Please visit for more information.

About is North America's only Linux-only store and is proud to be a leading distributor and retailer of high-quality, low-priced computer systems and equipment for the world's home, office and educational markets. All of their machines come with full warranty, and no parts are used or refurbished. Based in Toronto, is Canadian company that ships to the USA and worldwide from their New York office.

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