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[News] Review of Dell's GNU/Linux Mini Notebooks, Ubuntu Derivative (gOS)

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Dell & Ubuntu's mighty Mini 9

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| I have a few quibbles, but that's really all they are. For example, this 
| Ubuntu comes with OpenOffice 2.4, instead of the newer and faster OpenOffice 
| 3.0. I can live with that though. It's still more than fast enough on this 
| portable powerhouse.   
| Oh and the best part? All of this computing goodness came to me with a $289 
| price-tag. Now, this, this is my kind of computer.  


GOS 3.1 Review!

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| So the rating is going to be high for this great OS: 4/5. It has a great GUI, 
| great speed, and great applications that it has picked has worked out to be 
| an advantage for this OS.  



Dell’s 3G Smartphone Play: Netbooks

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| Dell chalks up its success with Linux to the direct sales model, where it can
| coach customers on the phone about what system may suit them best.
| But besides patting itself on the back for excellent customer service, Dell
| is sending a pretty clear signal to Microsoft that it intends to continue
| with Linux netbooks. Dell makes more profit on the Linux systems.


One Third of Dell Inspiron Mini 9s Sold Run Linux

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| Dell attributes part of the Linux growth to competitive pricing on the Ubuntu
| SKUs. “When you look at the sweet spot for this category it is price
| sensitivity, and Linux enabled us to offer a lower price entry point,” added
| Dell senior product manager John New.

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