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Dell Updates Linux Strategy

Mar 28, 2007, 18:45 (4 Talkback[s])

Ideas in Action: Dell to Expand Linux Factory Installed Options

"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 today..."

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Direct2Dell: Linux: Driver Support is Key

"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. ..."

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