Dell expands Ubuntu Linux desktop offerings
Jul 28, 2010, 13:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The latest panic in desktop-Linux-land was that Dell
would no longer be selling Ubuntu pre-installed on laptops and
netbooks. Alas, for those who love drama, it wasn't true. In fact,
Dell is expanding its Ubuntu desktop offerings.
"Gerry Carr the marketing manager for Canonical, the company
behind Ubuntu, told me that the stories that Dell will no longer be
offering Ubuntu pre-installed on its hardware were "NOT true." Now,
Anne Camden, a Dell PR manager, tells me that far from moving away
from Ubuntu Linux, Dell is offering more Ubuntu choices than