BT bundles MS Office with Linux laptop

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This week's award for the Most Astutely Selected Software Bundle goes to BT after the teleco tried to hook potential purchasers of Asus' Linux-running Eee PC 900 by offering to ship it with a copy of Microsoft Office.

BT is offering the 20GB 900 for £335.99, but if anyone out there is willing to buy it for £422.34, the telco will include a copy of Office Home and Student in the box.

BT hasn't got any Eee PC 900s to sell at the moment - they're due in 1-2 weeks, the site says - so there's time for the telco to replace the bundle offer with one more relevant - not to say more compatible - with the operating system the little laptop actually comes with.

iWork, perhaps?