Linux Top 3: Sputnik, Spherical Cow and Secure BootDec 03, 2012, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
Every few years, it seems as though yet another hardware vendor tries its hand yet again at building and releasing Linux hardware.
The latest entrant is the Dell Sputnik laptop, aka Dell XPS 13 'inch developer edition. The Dell Sputnik uses Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (no 12.10 here). It's a beefy beast with an Intel i7 CPU, 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD.