Ubuntu 9.04 was released back in April while the next release, Ubuntu 9.10, will be out in less than three weeks. However, only recently has Dell been getting around to rolling out their Linux desktops, netbooks, and notebooks with an Ubuntu 9.04 installation option rather than Ubuntu 8.10...
New Dell Ubuntu Linux Laptop coming this fall In distinct, right after the mentioned last week that the choices to be created soon about the rest of the project six months thanks to funding internal innovation, announced Wednesday that Dell laptop – based Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu .. .Addons Read much more about
Dell Computer is continuing to exapnd its support for Linux and open source platforms. We've reported on the company's work with Canonical to bring Ubuntu-based systems to both India and China, including an expansion of this effort. And, Dell just announced that it is delivering an Ubuntu laptop, part of its "Project Sputnik" effort, targeted at developers.
At its first-ever Dell Storage Forum in Orlando last week, Dell introduced several new products from its storage acquisitions - Dell Compellent and EqualLogic - and from its own native PowerVault product line. Attendees at the Storage Forum were charged up about the products and roadmap enhancements, as well as the direction Dell is taking at integrating the products they've used before.
Today Dell announced its official re-entry into the Linux laptop market. Project Sputnik, first announced in May, is graduating from Dell’s internal incubator program into a real product. According to project lead Barton George, Dell will sell a special “developer edition” of its XPS13 Ultrabook starting this fall.
More than five years after it began selling PCs with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled in the United States, Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has compiled a lackluster record in the eyes of many Linux advocates when it comes to promoting open source alternatives to Windows.