LOL, I'm still laughing after reading this one. You can bet this is just a version of Linux running wine.

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SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lindows.com, a company committed to bringing choice to computers, is gearing up to deliver LindowsOS Preview Release, a modern and affordable operating system for Pentium based computers. Because of its unique ability to run Linux(r) software titles as well as many popular Windows(r) software titles, computer owners and organizations of all sizes will soon have an option for their new computers. LindowOS is also ideal for computer users seeking to upgrade to a stable, full featured, operating system.


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