Dell: Linux v Windows netbook returns a 'non-issue'
Aug 13, 2009, 07:32 (7 Talkback[s])
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""They are making something of nothing," he said of Microsoft's
claims. Finch appeared to be referring to Dell's own netbook
"Dell sells three machines running the Ubuntu Linux distro: the
Atom-based Mini 10v, which can be classed as a netbook, plus the
Inspiron 15n and XPS M1330n that run Core 2 Duo chips.
"The comments came after Microsoft chief operating officer Kevin
Turner recently told his company's annual financial analysts'
meeting that retailers selling Linux-powered netbooks had told him
they are experiencing return rates "like four or five times higher
than what we're seeing on other PCs that have Windows."
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