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An Open Letter to Michael Dell: Why I have no choice but return my Ubuntu Inspiron Mini 10

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Dear Michael,

I have been a fan of yours for many years - since I was a kid in fact!... I watched you embrace GNU/Linux; I remember thinking: I wonder if people realise what this will actually mean. I am sure he does. So, here I am: I bought an Inspiron Mini 10. I have no choice but return it. And now I can't stop wondering: how could Michael Dell get it just so wrong?

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Dell: Linux v Windows netbook returns a 'non-issue'

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Dell has delivered a dose of reality for both Microsoft and the Linux community on the subject of netbooks.

Speaking at OpenSource World, a Dell executive deflated Microsoft's enthusiasm for making a case out of the number of Linux netbooks returned by unhappy customers.

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Would you like your notebook in pink or with Windows?

http://www.linuxloop.com

I have sort of a love-hate relationship with Dell. On one hand, I appreciate that they occasionally sell Ubuntu machines, but I am really sick of their avaliability games. The number of avaliable computers, and the options that go with them, changes randomly from day to day. For new readers, I am not a fan of these variations. Today, the selection has moved from annoying to almost comical.

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ASUS Linux insult will be Intel and Dell's gain

http://www.itwire.com

ASUS has effectively abandoned Linux and stated a power user would use Windows instead. This backflip stands against the history of their successful Eee netbook line. Nevertheless, ASUS’ loss will be the gain of more savvy players.

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Ordering Ubuntu on a Dell Laptop

http://red-gecko.blogspot.com

It was time to replace the old Latitude 110L that had been my main blogging device, and since I've been running Ubuntu for a couple of years, I thought, "Why not order a Dell with Ubuntu pre-installed?" I'm so naive.

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Dell acknowledges recession/depression with sub-$500 laptop pricing ... plus an equipment rant

http://insidesocal.com

Dell may not have the absolute best laptop deals available — you can often do better with the HP/Compaq/Acer/Gateway specials in Office Depot's Sunday newspaper circular (see, there IS a reason to subscribe to a genuine dead-tree newspaper like our own ever-lovin'

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Dell: IBM-Sun Good For Us

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

The chief executive of Dell Inc said on Tuesday that talk of IBM possibly buying Sun Microsystems was providing an "enormous opportunity" to the world's No. 2 PC maker in the corporate server market.

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Dell & Ubuntu's mighty Mini 9

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Dell & Ubuntu's mighty Mini 9 Want a great Linux netbook for a great price? Then, give Dell's Ubuntu-powered Mini 9 a try. I like netbooks. Not all netbooks are created equal, though.

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Dell admits to small Ubuntu success

http://www.daniweb.com

Dell is taking the netbook market by the horns, it would seem. First it refuses to accept that the Psion netbook trademark is a valid one, and now it bucks the market trend for not being able to sell Linux powered netbooks.

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Canonical’s Two Most Important Ubuntu Partners

http://www.workswithu.com

A blog entry over on ZDnet makes the case that Amazon.com and Dell are Canonical's two most important Ubuntu partners. I firmly agree. Here's why.

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Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Derail Dell GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

Antitrust case produces a document (set of E-mails) which shows how Microsoft reacted to Dell's GNU/Linux fever

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Thousands of viewer comments, phone calls about Ubuntu computer story

http://www.wkowtv.com

The original story on our website, www.wkowtv.com, received more than 120,000 page visits on Thursday. To put that in perspective, our main page got about 15,000 hits.

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DELL, we want a free software computerDELL, vogliamo un computer libero

http://www.sorbaioli.org

"There are three simple things you can ask Dell using their LIVE CHAT on the website but most of all by phone. Our ideal computer (desktop, laptop, subnotebook) has: ..." - Personally, I would like to hear from Mark Shuttleworth ;)

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free software laptop campaign

http://lists.gnu.org

"Finally I did it. I decided to point to an higher goal asking Dell to produce a free software laptop. I made a campaign in english and italian inviting all the people to ask Dell for a machine with coreboot, atheros wireless chipset and gnewsense preinstalled. Now I am asking your support..."

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Dell Launches Consumer Advertising for Ubuntu Linux PCs

http://www.thevarguy.com

Dell is spending advertising dollars to promote PCs with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled. The move has significant implications for the business world as well. Here’s why.

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