to sell stand-alone LindowsOS has begun selling's Linux-based operating system, the first stand-alone operating system not made by Microsoft to be featured at Wal-Mart's online store.

LindowsOS 3.0 Membership Edition is available at for US$98.72. The operating system comes with a one-year membership to the Warehouse, a collection of over 1,700 software programs. The membership lets users download any of the Warehouse programs for free and keep them for life.

Available programs include the office suite StarOffice 6.0 from Sun Microsystems, which normally retails for US$75, the Bitstream Deluxe Font Pack, which costs US$99, as well as many other programs for things such as creating and editing multimedia files and for managing personal finances, from a wide variety of software developers. A one-year access to the Warehouse normally costs US$99.

The LindowsOS also includes support for Microsoft file types, including for Word, Excel and PowerPoint file types. also announced that is now selling 16 Microtel Computer Systems PCs loaded with LindowsOS 3.0 and LindowsOS Edition, a version of the operating system which comes with over 100 songs in digital format chosen from the song library. The LindowsOS Microtel PCs sold at range in price from about US$200 to US$500 and use chips from Intel, Advanced Micro Devices and Via Technologies. sells a variety of stand-alone versions of Windows desktop operating systems, including Windows 2000 Professional for US$299.96, Windows XP Professional Edition OEM Version for US$198.98 and Windows XP Home Edition OEM Version for US$119.98. Upgrades are also available.

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