Ideas in Action: Dell to Expand Linux Factory Installed
"Dell has heard you and we will expand our Linux support beyond
our existing servers and Precision workstation line. Our first step
in this effort is offering Linux pre-installed on select desktop
and notebook systems. We will provide an update in the coming weeks
that includes detailed information on which systems we will offer,
our testing and certification efforts, and the Linux
distribution(s) that will be available. The countdown begins
"We received over 500 comments to my last post about expanding
Linux onto more of the Dell product line. As noted on IdeaStorm,
we're working on it.
"A few trends emerged from the comments and I want to address
them directly in this and future posts. This post focuses on our
strategy for device drivers. All of the practices described here
are available today--you can enact them yourselves too. ..."