Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Apr 2007 22:27 UTC, submitted by editingwhiz
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Officially, Dell hasn't said a word yet about which Linux it will be preloading on its desktops and laptops. Several sources within Dell, however, have told that Dell's desktop Linux pick is going to be Ubuntu. While unable to confirm this through official Dell channels, we have heard the same story now from several internal Dell sources. They tell us that the computer giant will be preinstalling the newly released Ubuntu 7.04. These systems will be released in late May 2007."
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RE[2]: dell support.
by rm6990 on Tue 1st May 2007 02:24 UTC in reply to "RE: dell support."
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Yes, because they will sit down on a Linux computer and all will be solved, correct?

That is, until they buy some perephrial that doesn't work with Linux and the computer ends up with either a retail or pirated version of Windows on it a few days later. Or they try to play DVDs and have to compile libdvdcss, which for me is easy enough but which is far from easy for joe user.

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