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Dartmouth Picks iMac

Dartmouth College, home of one of the largest academic mostly Mac networks in the world, recently sent a letter to incoming freshmen recommending they purchase Apple’s new iMac to fulfill the college’s computer ownership requirement. Dartmouth supports Windows 95 and 98 (and offers discounted Dell systems to its students, alongside a variety of Apple desktop and laptop systems) but strongly recommends Macintosh systems for use on its campus network. Dartmouth, where the popular Fetch FTP client was invented and is still developed, feels the 10/100Base-T Ethernet-equipped iMac is perfect for student use on campus.

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