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Jun 01, 2007, 02:15 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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 them.

"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..."

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