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[News] Debian Adopts Upstart and Dell Adopts Debian Derivative for Desktop PCs

  • Subject: [News] Debian Adopts Upstart and Dell Adopts Debian Derivative for Desktop PCs
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:28:42 +0100
  • Followup-to: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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Debian switches to Upstart

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| The Debian boot system maintainers have announced plans to switch to 
| the newer Upstart boot system in the forthcoming version 6 (Squeeze).


Dell renews Ubuntu Linux desktop line up

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| Microsoft is doing its best to bury desktop Linux with lies â but at 
| least one major vendor, Dell, isn't just continuing to deliver laptops 
| and netbooks with Ubuntu Linux; it's actually upgrading the version of 
| Ubuntu it's shipping and, later this week, it will start selling Ubuntu 
| 9.04-powered Inspiron 537s desktops.


10 Karmic/Koala Wallpapers To Get You In The Moodâ

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| A selection of 10 Karmic Koala âthemedâ wallpapers that are either are 
| official submissions to be the default wallpaper or âkoalaâ themed!



Dell conquers Europe with its Ubuntu netbooks, enters the Netherlands

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| With their new Latitude 2100 laptops, Dell is finally allowing Dutch
| consumers to pick Ubuntu as pre-installed operating system for their
| netbooks.


Dell Vouches for Quality of Linux Netbooks

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| A PC World story, apparently covering the same event, reports that Finch
| revealed that in a few weeks Dell will offer Linux OS upgrades to Ubuntu
| 9.04. PC World also reports that Finch said Dell is looking into
| manufacturing ARM-based netbooks and "smartbooks". Finally, Finch was said to
| have revealed that "in certain quarters" close to a third of all Dell netbook
| shipments are pre-loaded with Linux.

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