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Dell Servers Certified to Run Ubuntu Server Edition

Sep 30, 2010, 10:32 (0 Talkback[s])


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"It's a small step for Dell and symbolic victory for Ubuntu Server Edition, Canonical's Linux distribution. Specifically, selected Dell PowerEdge servers are now certified to run Ubuntu Server Edition. Does that mean Dell is shifting away from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell SUSE Linux? And what are the implications for Linux channel partners? Hmmm… Here's the reality check.

"No doubt, Dell remains firmly committed to Red Hat and Novell SUSE Linux. In fact, Dell does not plan to factory install Ubuntu Server Edition. Nor does Dell's technical support teams officially support Canonical's operating system.

"So what exactly is Dell doing with Ubuntu Server Edition? In a Sept. 27 blog post Dell states:"

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