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Re: [News] Dell Gets Closer to Canonical/Ubuntu/GNU/Linux

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____/ wispygalaxy on Wednesday 18 Nov 2009 01:46 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Dell Linux Engineering to participate in UDS-L (November 16-20)
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Lucid Lynx is the code name for the
>> | upcoming release of Ubuntu, versioned
>> | 10.04. This is a significant release for
>> | Canonical and Dell as this it will be an
>> | LTS (Long Term Support) meaning it will be
>> | supported by Canonical for three years on
>> | the Desktop and five years on the Servers.
>> `----
>> http://en.community.dell.com/blogs/direct2dell/archive/2009/11/16/
>> dell-linux-engineering-to-participate-in-uds-l-dec-16-20.aspx
> Dell should definitely advertise their Linux computers more.  They have the
> money to do it, and they will have a whole new set of happy customers using
> FOSS.  Why are some hardware manufacturers so shy to display their Linux
> computers on their homepages?  Don't bury the offerings deep in the website
> because people will not know about it.  There's nothing wrong with
> saying "Dell recommends Linux".

Microsoft pays them to put "Dell recommends Windows" banners*. These are fake recommendations, they
are just ads.

*I have copy of the proof, which got leaked.

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