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Dell Netbooks: Windows XP Beats Ubuntu On Value

Feb 17, 2009, 13:32 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Yes, the Mini 9 netbooks are the same price, but Windows XP customers at Best Buy are getting a far better deal than Dell's online Ubuntu customers. At Best Buy, Dell's $299 Windows XP netbook comes with a Webcam and microphone plus twice the memory (1GB) and twice the storage (8GB) compared to the Ubuntu system that Dell is selling direct online.

"So much for a level playing field between Windows XP and Ubuntu on Dell netbooks."

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