Dell to sell computers with Ubuntu Linux distros


Dell is to provide the Ubuntu distro on its machines to customers seeking an alternative from the Windows operating system. Responding to a barrage of requests on its Ideastorm discussion board, Dell will now sell both desktops and laptops with Ubuntu pre-installed. The choice of the version is 7.04 code-named Feisty Fawn. This could however put-off customers who are more comfortable with Windows that Linux, an OS that is a choice of the tech savvy enthusiast, a major point being lack of certain drivers for Linux and usability issues.

Ubuntu is reputed to be a very user-friendly distro.

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2 Responses to “Dell to sell computers with Ubuntu Linux distros”

  1. 1 MalOnE

    hy.. How hack a linux suse 10 ? that have upload 2008, how ?

  2. When did they come pre-installed on laptops? i read they wont do that

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