Dell takes Ubuntu seriously 14 October, 2008Posted by aronzak in Dell, Linux, Netbooks, Ubuntu.
Tags: Dell, inspiron, inspiron mini 9, Linux adoption, netbook, Netbooks
Ubuntu is not hidden. In fact, it says ‘Ubuntu’ 4 times, and gives an opetion to build each of the XP machines with Ubuntu. Dell must be confident.
HP finally releases Linux netbook 17 August, 2008Posted by aronzak in Cloud Computing, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Linux, Netbooks, Suse, Vista, Windows.
Tags: Dell, HP Mininote, Microsoft tax, unavailable in Aus
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Despite having product details for the Suse versions up for a while, Hewlett Packard has finally decided to release its Suse enterprise version of its 2133 Mininote. But only for two versions, compared to Vista’s 6.
Also of note; Dell has expanded its Ubuntu lineup by 2 computers, including a 1,200 USD XPS model. Perhaps they are getting more serious about offering Linux, putting it on not just the lowest grade hardware.