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The great Dell Linux scam

Jun 09, 2009, 19:46 (5 Talkback[s])

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"An anonymous reader writes "One week ago this community discussed the apparent price advantage of Ubuntu Dell over Vista. The article linked to a Dell IdeaStorm page with the status: 'Implemented.' Today the status has changed on that page to 'Reneged: Ubuntu Dell is $225 More Than Windows Dell.' The full price of a Ubuntu Inspiron 1420N is indeed $50 cheaper than the identical hardware configuration with Vista -- except that a $275 free upgrade to 2GB memory and a 160-GB hard drive is available for Windows only."

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