Dell, Red Hat: Discussing Desktop Deal?
Apr 24, 2007, 14:15 (4 Talkback[s])
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"First, Dell has publicly stated that it plans to announce a
Linux desktop strategy within a few weeks. The company wrapped up a
Linux customer survey on March 23. Shortly thereafter, Dell
announced that it was prepping Linux desktops and notebooks.
Wonderful. Three cheers for freedom of choice in the software
"But which Linux will Dell choose? Michael Dell himself is
running Ubuntu Linux at home--in addition to three Windows-based
PCs. So there's growing speculation that Dell will offer Ubuntu on
selected systems. If it's good enough for Michael, it's good enough
for the rest of us--right...?