Dell Spins Customized Ubuntu
Sep 14, 2007, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)
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"Bad things can happen even to good computers. If something bad
happens to a Dell PC with pre-installed Ubuntu, Dell is now
providing a customized Ubuntu to make certain that everything
returns to turn to tiptop shape.
"Earlier the week of Sept. 10, Dell announced that it was making
'remastered' Ubuntu 7.04 CD and DVD ISOs available for download.
According to John Hull, Linux OS engineering manager for Dell,
based in Round Rock, Texas, these images are intended to 'help with
installing the OS on the Inspiron 1420 and 530. This media includes
the drivers and fixes necessary to get the OS up and running with
supported hardware on those systems.' In addition, the ISO images
will work with the Dell Inspiron E1505n..."