Dell Servers Certified to Run Ubuntu Server Edition
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"It's a small step for Dell and symbolic victory for
Ubuntu Server Edition, Canonical's Linux distribution.
Specifically, selected Dell PowerEdge servers are now certified to
run Ubuntu Server Edition. Does that mean Dell is shifting away
from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell SUSE Linux? And what are
the implications for Linux channel partners? Hmmm… Here's the
"No doubt, Dell remains firmly committed to Red Hat and Novell
SUSE Linux. In fact, Dell does not plan to factory install Ubuntu
Server Edition. Nor does Dell's technical support teams officially
support Canonical's operating system.
"So what exactly is Dell doing with Ubuntu Server Edition? In a
Sept. 27 blog post Dell states:"