Dell Ubuntu PCs Are Best Friend Linux Ever Had
May 28, 2007, 00:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexander Wolfe)
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"Is Linux its own worst enemy when it comes to gaining converts
on the desktop? That's what I said in a recent post, in reference
to Dell's impending release of systems equipped with Ubuntu Linux.
And, boy, did I get an earful of reader comments. This time, I've
got another beef: Now that Dell has formally announced the
machines, the Dell page offering the Ubuntu boxes for sale (here)
doesn't contain the same clear caveats about the potential
unavailability of some Windows-related multimedia drivers, which
Dell previously had explicitly noted in an earlier post on its
customer blog page..."