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Dell launches $700 Ubuntu Linux netbook onto Australian market

May 19, 2009, 16:02 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Lynn)

"If you like Dell's netbooks but aren't so keen on the company's choice of OS (you can have Windows XP or, err, Windows XP) then the Latitude 2100 could find its way onto your shopping list.

"While Dell has offered Linux on many desktops and laptops in overseas markets, the just-launched 10.1 inch netbook is the first Dell PC to be sold in Australia with Linux available as the factory-fitted OS.

"Jeff Morris, Dell's Sydney-based regional director of Commercial Client products, confirmed to APCmag this afternoon that although the Latitude 2100 was aimed primarily at the education market it would also be available to anyone who wanted to buy one through dell.com.au."

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