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Dell and Ubuntu: It's All About the Bucks

May 05, 2007, 00:00 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"Call me cynical but the decision that Dell has taken--to offer Ubuntu installed on some of its PCs and laptops--is driven by just one thing--money. Or at least the hope of making money.

"Let's remember that Dell did this Linux thing once before--it went big on Red Hat in the year 2000, offering the distribution on a similar number of machines, and then promptly quit doing so a year later. Reason? The accountants weren't happy..."

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