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These Are Dell's Ubuntu PCs

May 25, 2007, 15:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Long expected, Dell finally officially released its first line of consumer PCs with pre-installed Linux, Ubuntu 7.04, on May 24. Here's a closer look at exactly what's what in Dell's initial line of Ubuntu-powered desktops and laptops.

"The first of these computers, the Dimension E520n, comes from Dell's budget-priced desktop PC line. The base system comes with 1GB of 533MHz Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM (double-data-rate two synchronous dynamic random access memory) for memory, and a 250GB SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) hard drive. For a processor, the E520n uses a 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 CPU..."

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