"As Canonical Ltd. readies another major release for its Ubuntu
Linux operating system (code-named Gutsy Gibbon), one executive
hinted that a pre-installed server initiative would arrive soon if
customer demand remains high.
"Gerry Carr, marketing manager for Canonical, which is the
corporate maintainer of Ubuntu, said that while no deal was
imminent, Canonical was exploring deals with Dell Inc. and other
unnamed hardware manufacturers to bring Ubuntu pre-installed on x86
commodity servers in the near future..."