These Are Dell's Ubuntu PCs
May 25, 2007, 15:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"Long expected, Dell finally officially released its first line
of consumer PCs with pre-installed Linux, Ubuntu 7.04, on May 24.
Here's a closer look at exactly what's what in Dell's initial line
of Ubuntu-powered desktops and laptops.
"The first of these computers, the Dimension E520n, comes from
Dell's budget-priced desktop PC line. The base system comes with
1GB of 533MHz Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM (double-data-rate two
synchronous dynamic random access memory) for memory, and a 250GB
SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) hard drive. For a
processor, the E520n uses a 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E4300