DesktopLinux: Dell Gives Desktop Linux its "Full Attention"
Feb 21, 2007, 16:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"In an attempt to boost its sagging fortunes, Dell, one of the
leading PC makers in America, recently launched the Dell Idea Storm
website to solicit ideas on how to get Dell back to the top. The
most popular idea so far? Desktops with pre-installed Linux.
"That's good news, but what's better news is that Dell is taking
it seriously. In a brief email exchange with Bob Pearson, Dell's
vice president of corporate group communications, said, 'You're
right that Linux is one of the hottest topics on Idea Storm.'