Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th May 2007 17:15 UTC, submitted by Dale Smoker
Hardware, Embedded Systems When Dell put up its IdeaStorm community-feedback site, the company was surprised by the strong response in favor of shipping personal computers with Linux. The PC company then announced that it would offer Ubuntu Linux on select systems, and as of yesterday, they are taking orders. Ubuntu Linux is now available on the XPS 410n high-end desktop system at USD 849 (compared with USD 899 for the same machine with Windows installed), the E520n desktop at USD 599, and the E1505n notebook at USD 599. For now, the Ubuntu systems will only be available to customers in the United States. Availability is expected 'in the coming weeks' according to an announcement given on May 1, but lists a shipping time of three to five days.
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Where are they?
by Maners on Fri 25th May 2007 18:11 UTC
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It's hard to find these products on their website. If I didn't know that I'm looking for Ubuntu and entered it in the search box I wouldn't even know this option exists :-( In contrast, there are plenty of banners advertising Vista and XP on the front page. Why there are no such banners for Ubuntu?

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