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Dell Launches Three Ubuntu Linux PCs

“Dell Inc. will officially launch its first three consumer PCs
running the Ubuntu 7.04 Linux OS on Thursday–two desktops and an
Inspiron E1505n notebook PC.

“The new models give buyers a third choice when shopping for a
PC at Dell: a machine with Windows installed, a machine with no OS,
on which they can install one of their choice, and now a machine
with Ubuntu Linux already installed. Other PC makers, including
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) and Lenovo Group Ltd. also sell PCs that
run Linux, but mainly on customized machines, because retail demand
for the open-source OS is tiny compared to that for Windows…”


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