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Dell Ubuntu Based PCs

Postby exploder on Tue May 22, 2007 3:59 pm

Thought some might be interested.

http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS8985411276.html

Looks promising!
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Postby kenetics on Tue May 22, 2007 6:26 pm

Michael Dell running automatix2 on his laptop... interesting! I hope his computer doesn't have any patent infringements. :lol:

As much as I dislike Dell (mainly for their proprietary stuff), I think this is a big step forward for Linux. A little worried about those licensing agreements though.

I remember Dell saying a few years ago that he would never use AMD processors, because he thought they were unstable. I figured he had something going with Intel. Now most of his dimension series use AMD. I guess he is willing to change with the times.
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Postby aapiethaaap on Tue May 29, 2007 4:58 pm

dell expects to sel 1% of their computers with ubuntu so thats 20000 new linux users ona yearly basis.

And they cost 50 dollar less then windows.
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Re: Dell Ubuntu Based PCs

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 31, 2007 2:13 pm

exploder wrote:Thought some might be interested.

http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS8985411276.html

Looks promising!

Here is the beginning of the PCs with Ubuntu.
http://www.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/linux_3x?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs
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