Has Dell Delivered on GNU/Linux?

“Almost exactly one year ago, I made the following suggestion in
the wake of Dell’s long-awaited decision to offer ready-configured
GNU/Linux systems alongside the usual panoply of Windows

“we must vote with our wallets. Assuming the Dell GNU/Linux
systems are not hopelessly flawed in some way, we must all try to
buy as many of them as we can (within reason, of course).

“What follows is a short report on my own experiences of putting
my money where my mouth is…”