"According to sources close to Dell, the Austin, Texas computer
giant will be pre-installing Ubuntu 8.04 on its laptops and
desktops starting in late June.
"Dell, the first of the major OEMs (original equipment
manufacturers) to support the consumer Linux desktop, is determined
to keep its lead in full-featured PCs with pre-installed Linux. So,
Dell will be releasing the Hardy Heron on all four of its current
Ubuntu-powered models and quite possibly on its mysterious,
un-released UMPC (Ultra-mobile PC) as well..."