The LXer Interview: John Hull of Dell

[ Thanks to Scott
for this link. ]

Can you give me an idea of what embracing Linux/Ubuntu for
the home desktop and laptop has done for Dell? What has changed,
what has stayed the same?

“Embracing Ubuntu Linux on our desktops and laptops seems to
have really raised Dell’s visibility within the Linux community. We
have been supporting, testing, developing for, and selling Linux
for 8+ years here at Dell, but before the Ubuntu announcement, a
lot of people didn’t know that we did any of that. The announcement
certainly opened people’s eyes, and there seems to be much more
awareness now that Dell is serious about supporting Linux…”