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[News] Dell Promotes GNU/Linux Desktops in Web Site

  • Subject: [News] Dell Promotes GNU/Linux Desktops in Web Site
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 15:42:03 +0000
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Dell Website Shows Ubuntu More Respect 

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| Check Dellâs page for home laptop buyers and 
| thereâs a menu (see image, left) offering 
| Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and â drum 
| roll, please â Ubuntu options. Thank you to a 
| number of readers who pointed out Dellâs 
| decision to highlight the Ubuntu option.



Ubuntu-ready Dell desktop looks like a nettop

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| Dell announced new Ubuntu Linux-ready OptiPlex
| desktops, including a power-efficient model
| claimed to be the "world's smallest fully-
| functional commercial desktop." In addition to
| the 9.4 x 2.6 x 9.3-inch, Intel Core 2 Duo-
| ready OptiPlex 780 USFF desktop, Dell announced
| a 13-inch Vostro V13 laptop that also offers
| Ubuntu.


Ultra-portable Dell Vostro V13 Unveiled

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| Do note that the base model comes with Ubuntu
| Linux 9.04 while one can opt for Windows 7 OS.


Dell intros new low-cost ultrathin, Vostro V13

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| Dell has introduced a new low-cost ultrathin
| notebook, the Vostro V13. The system closely
| resembles Dell's recently released flagship
| Adamo, except it's lighter and a grand
| cheaper. The Vostro V13 is about 0.65in thin,
| weighs 3.5lbs and starts at $449 with Ubuntu
| 9.04 or $599 with Windows 7 Home Premium.


Dell Precision M6500 Workstation Taps Intel's Core i7 Chips

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| The Dell Precision M6500 offers Intelâs Core
| i7 processors, Nvidia Quadro FX or ATI FirePro
| graphics, as well as up to 16GB of memory and
| the option of four memory slots. Thereâs also
| a choice of Linux or Windows operating
| systems, and up to three hard drives.


Dell Releases Customized Version of Chrome OS

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| Dell has just released a customized version
| of Chromium OS, the open source code behind
| Google's new operating system called
| Chrome, in a build designed specifically
| for Dell Mini computers. According to a
| blog post on the Dell Community site,
| several company employees were inspired
| create this custom version after seeing
| Engadget's video showing Chrome OS running
| on a Vostro A860 netbook.

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