Update: Canonical: Ubuntu the Answer to Dell Question
May 01, 2007, 20:15 (39 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"'People are always asking us to support Linux on the desktop,
but the question is: 'Which Linux are you talking about'?'
"These were the comments made by Dell chairman Michael Dell in a
2006 interview with DesktopLinux.com.
"Apparently, Mr. Dell has finally answered his own question as
Canonical officially announced that Dell has chosen Ubuntu to be
the version for Dell's Linux-loaded laptops and desktops..."
Direct2Dell: Dell to Offer Ubuntu 7.04
[ Thanks to brm for
this link. ]
"In February when Dell launched IdeaStorm as forum for customers
to contribute ideas for product offerings, we received overwhelming
feedback that customers wanted Linux on desktops and notebooks.
"As part of an overall effort to update our Linux program, today
we are announcing a partnership with Canonical to offer Ubuntu on
select consumer desktop and notebook products..."