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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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This shows that free desktops (or

This shows that free desktops (or almost free software, since this /is/ Ubuntu) can be commercially successful for a mainstream company. This is definitely good news. As Dell expands the community, more people will be exposed to GNU/Linux and hardware support will improve.

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If *any company* manages to preload

If *any company* manages to preload LinuxBIOS onto a Laptop, that company gets all my goodwill and would probably get all my business. Dell, would you be that company?

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