Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st May 2007 13:08 UTC, submitted by Jack
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu After yesterday's unconfirmed rumour about Ubuntu being pre-installed on Dell machines, it has now become official. In a joint statement released today, Dell and Canonical announced that Dell will now offer laptops and desktop computers pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux 7.04. The computers will be sold via Dell's web site, said Canonical's director of operations Jane Silber. "We have worked with Dell to get Ubuntu fully supported and fully certified on Dell hardware," she said. "Ubuntu has the full endorsement of Dell." Update: Ubuntu Linux 7.04 Feisty Fawn review by Extremetech.
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RE: training time !
by Fennec_Fox on Tue 1st May 2007 13:38 UTC in reply to "training time !"
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I think that the idea behind this move is to offer those who want it an alternative to Windows on a brand name computer... However, with appropriate "caveat emptor" - you better know what you are doing... Either way, I think it's a great thing - with all the shortcomings it actually offers you CHOICE :o).

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