Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Jun 2009 21:53 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
PC-BSD A known and usual problem with alternative operating systems is getting them on normal users' desktops. OEMs won't take you seriously until you gain massive traction, and even then your chances are still pretty low. So, iXsystems, PC-BSD's parent company, decided to take matters into its own hands, and has unveiled a PC-BSD workstation, with a PC-BSD laptop under way.
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Ubuntu should do the same
by korpenkraxar on Tue 30th Jun 2009 14:41 UTC
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Perhaps they don't need to assemble the hardware themselves, but I really think there should be a big fat "Buy an Ubuntu computer" button on the ubuntu.com webpage. If it simply points to Dell or other partners doesn't matter. Just make easy to buy one from ubuntu.com.

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