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Why Is Dell Hiding Their Ubuntu Boxes?

May 26, 2007, 00:00 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

"If you visit Dell's home page, you see absolutely nothing pertaining to GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, Open Source--nothing. So you click on the desktop or laptop options for the Home or Home Office, which is what you're probably looking for anyway. But again, no references to GNU/Linux, Ubuntu or any of that. I went to the laptops page, and found 7 Inspiron options--none of which had any remote connection with Dell's Ubuntu offerings. It turns out that you have to know to choose the menu bar at the top of the page (once you've gotten past the home page), to find the Open Source/Ubuntu offerings..."

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