"For customers in the United States and Canada, today we've
added Ubuntu as an OS option (starting price of $399) with
additional hard drive options..
"We've been tweaking the Dell-designed user interface on the
Linux version of the Mini 10. For those of you who have never seen
our unique UI, the best way to explain it is that it is
activity-based. Our goal all along with our Ubuntu interface is to
take the application out of the equation. Instead we are paving the
way for people to interact with the Mini based on what they want to
do -- e.g. I want to browse the Internet, I want to look at
pictures, I want to chat with my family, I want to play a game of
Solitaire, etc. We've taken feedback from customers of the Mini 9
and Mini 12 and made some updates to the UI on the Mini 10, to make
it more visually appealing."