Dell + Linux + Wal-Mart
Jun 01, 2007, 02:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Gaskin)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Lots of news from Dell about Linux lately. A few weeks ago,
Dell said they planned to preload Ubuntu Linux version 7.04 on
three new PCs, two desktops and a laptop. Desktops were expected,
but the laptop was a nice touch. So many laptop parts are
customized many Linux distributions have trouble running on
"Linux fans flooded Dell's virtual suggestion box about adding
Linux and Ubuntu's new 'Feisty Fawn' version got the most votes.
You can sure tell by that name no one on Madison Avenue contracted
with Ubuntu, can't you? Luckily, the operating system generates
much more power than the name implies..."