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What's Wrong With Dell Selling Linux PCs

http://www.osweekly.com

"Predictably, it seems that Dell is dropping Ubuntu PC prices which at first pass would seem like fantastic news. But then you have to couple this fact with the realization that they are not exactly promoting their provided Ubuntu PCs."

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Grandpa Gets a Dell with Ubuntu Linux Preinstalled

http://www.groklaw.net

Groklaw member Tyche got a Dell Inspiron 530N with Ubuntu Linux and when I saw him post that he'd ordered it, I asked if he'd please write up a quick review after it arrived. He has done so, and as you will see, he found getting online so easy he had nothing at all to do to make it happen. Just poof.

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Dell to expand Linux PC offerings, partner says

http://www.earthtimes.org

Dell Inc will soon offer more personal computers that use the Linux operating system instead of Microsoft Corp's Windows, said the founder of a company that offers Linux support services

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The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"There are many barriers for adoption to Linux... These barriers are perception as opposed to the fact in many instances but there is one area in which Linux lacks creativity, energy, and innovation. This area, if addressed at all, is done in pale imitation of others and poorly executed. That area? Marketing."

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Next major PC company to go Linux will be HP

http://www.desktoplinux.com

"People used to think the very idea that a major PC vendor would offer desktop Linux was beyond a joke. It was, as Vizzini from The Princess Bride would have said, "Inconceivable!""

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Dell Wants Better ATI Linux Drivers

http://www.phoronix.com

Dell knows it won't happen overnight, but along side wanting to ship audio/video codecs, Intel Wireless 80.211N support for Linux, Broadcom Wireless for Linux, and being able to ship notebooks and desktops with Compiz Fusion enabled, Dell would like to see improved ATI Linux drivers.

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Controversy Swirls around OLPC Project

http://www.eweek.com

"When a project sets out not only to change the world but also to change the future of computing, it's sure to be at the center of lots of attention and not a little bit of controversy"

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Ubuntu plus Dell equals better support for devices in Linux

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

One of the best things that has happened to Linux enthusisasts the world over is the confluence of two big players one in the Linux arena (Ubuntu aka Canonical) and the other in the PC hardware space (Dell). And the end users have already started reaping the benefits.

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Dell keeps improving Linux support

http://www.linux-watch.com

There's been no major improvements in Dell's Linux software support, but there have been small, but handy, improvements in Dell's support offerings. For Dell Ubuntu laptop users, an important addition is the availability of the Conexant modem driver for the Inspiron E1505n and 1420n.

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OLPC official challenges Michael Dell

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Walter Bender, the One Laptop Per Child program's director of software, told DesktopLinux.com on July 13 that he invites Dell Computer founder and CEO Michael Dell to help figure out how to better use 125 million computers that are discarded annually because they are archaic.

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Dell fixes Ubuntu laptop pricing

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Dell Ubuntu Linux buyers were recently outraged when a price comparison between identical Inspiron 1420 laptops showed that instead of the Ubuntu system being cheaper, it actually ended up costing $225 more than the same laptop with Vista Home Basic Edition.

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Dell's Linux desktop line keeps expanding

http://www.desktoplinux.com

When Dell first announced that it would be releasing Ubuntu Linux-powered consumer desktops and laptops, some people saw it as more of a stunt than a serious business move. They were wrong. Dell has already expanded its consumer Linux line, and now it has announced that it will soon be offering

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Dell: Linux Rolls On

http://www.direct2dell.com

Dell does have plans to offer Linux to more consumers in additional locations outside the United States. More details to come later this summer. We will also offer Ubuntu to small business customers in the future.

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Dell warns of Vista upgrade challenges

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Dell has taken the unusual step--for a PC vendor of its size--of toning down its sales pitch for Microsoft's Vista operating system and warning businesses of the migration challenges that lie ahead for them.

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Dell to offer Ubuntu on more systems

http://www.desktoplinux.com

"Dell isn't resting on its recent consumer Linux PC laurels. The computing giant has added a new laptop -- the Inspiron 1420 Notebook -- to its Ubuntu Linux 7.04 offering. It is also replacing the Dimension E520 desktop with the new, low-priced Inspiron 530."

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