[CentOS] Linux CD Stores
centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Oct 8 05:20:29 UTC 2009
> HI All,
> downloading and burning myself. I am actually planning on ordering
> CentOS 5.4 media when available to support the project.
Most distros/OSs provide that service built in -
Myself I never trusted those CD burning shops, I recall on a
couple of occasions getting bad CDs back in the day(which
given the number of times I bought such CDs the ratio was
pretty high). Much happier with real pressed CDs.
Then there are the various linux/open source events where
endless distributions hand out free CDs.
> Does anyone think these store make any money? (Linux CD Mall, Linux CD
> Shop, Linux Central...etc)
Not off the CDs.
> Wouldn't someone selling a set for a few dollars plus shipping clean up?
I wouldn't think so, not off the CDs alone. Where is the
Demand just isn't there. Even when I was still on dialup
v90 for the most part I still downloaded ISOs. Leave it
on overnight and it's usually done by morning. Prior to
those days on occasion I'd buy a CD, my memory from back
then is foggy.
Which I suspect is why most of those other places like
linux central and stuff offered things like stuffed tuxes,
stickers, and other gadgets. Still have a few of those
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