Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Sep 2005 18:53 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris While Dell recommends the use of Windows XP Professional, in France Dell and Mandriva have announced the availability of a Dell laptop preloaded with Mandriva Linux. This is the first time any Dell laptop with pre-installed Linux has been sold or supported by Dell. Previously, only Dell N-Series Precision Workstations with Red Hat Linux were available from Dell.
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Interesting choice of distro...
by kamper on Fri 16th Sep 2005 20:06 UTC
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I was going to remark that it's interesting that they're not going with redhat (as they already offer a number of redhat systems), until rm6990 pointed out that this isn't redhat's target market.

I wonder if they will continue to use mandrake on the desktop when they expand this outside of france? Redhat may yet regret dropping the desktop version :p

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