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Update: Canonical: Ubuntu the Answer to Dell Question

May 01, 2007, 20:15 (39 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"'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..."

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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..."

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