eWeek: When Is a Linux Workstation Really a Desktop?
Feb 25, 2006, 05:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"Is Dell is on its way to becoming the first tier-one PC vendor
to offer a mainstream business Linux desktop to U.S. customers?
It's starting to look that way.
"In the recent past, Dell has toyed with shipping a
Linux-powered PC to the U.S. market. But, when push came to shove,
the results--a Dimension E510n PC shipped with an empty hard drive,
a copy of the obscure, open-source FreeDOS operating system and no
support if you did install Linux--were less then impressive..."