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In addition to upgrading its Sputnik Ubuntu Linux laptop for developers, Dell is also making it available in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
UPDATED: Through the years, Dell has had an on-and-off relation with Linux. It looks like they’ve kissed and made up, judging by the pair of new high-end laptops running Red Hat Enterprise that Dell unveiled today. These systems will be available worldwide.
Dell is working on an Ubuntu Linux-powered laptop that will be just for developers.
SUSE becomes the first Linux offered by the Dell cloud
Dell has started offering servers with an integrated cloud-building package from Canonical.The Dell PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 servers will ship with integrated Canonical Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), allowing customers to build private clouds based on Ubuntu Linux with the Eucalyptus cloud package, Canonical said on Wednesday.
Ubuntu keeps head for the business IT mainstream with a new partnership to bring its private cloud Linux to Dell servers.
Under the new agreement, HP and Dell will resell Oracle Solaris, Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM on their x86 platforms, but the future of OpenSolaris remains in doubt
Dell has cut the online shopping choices it provides to users searching for a laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu.The company now only offers one laptop with pre-installed Linux through its online store — the Dell Latitude 2100, which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 9.
Dell updated its Europe site with a "Windows or Ubuntu?" page.
Recently a bunch of news came up about Dell's Ubuntu page (http://www.dell.
Somebody I know, who's an IT guy, a Linux user but a Windows admin told me that his DELL laptop has never had an issue with Vista, Vista SP1 or SP2. His system is running a Core 2 Duo and has 4 GB of RAM.
Want Linux on your Dell? Dell and Canonical have combined resources to bring Ubuntu Moblin Remix Developer Edition to the Inspiron Mini 10v.
According to uber-OEM Dell, the whole debate about Linux netbook returns is a "non-issue".
I've been busy installing OS X on the Dell Mini 9 (CNet review) and fellow podcaster Rob Parker prefers the Acer Aspire One (review) but guest blogger Bob DeGrande thinks that the Asus 901 (review) and MSI Wind (review) make better high-end Mac OS X netbooks.I think there is a better deal on a Linux netbook at the moment.
Back in September I wrote about SightSpeed announcing a Linux version. At that time they said that it would initially be available as their Dell Video Chat powered by SightSpeed product on Dell netbooks with Linux, but that a general distribution SightSpeed for Linux product should be available in a few weeks.
Hewlett Packard on Wednesday rolled out a netbook lineup designed to play catch up with Dell, Asus and others. But the real interesting play here is HP's move to develop a custom Linux operating system for one of its netbooks.
Dell has launched an XPS and Studio notebook with Ubuntu Linux 8.04 factory installed.
Irregular Bob Warfield riffs on Salesforce.com's decision to ditch Sun/Solaris in favor of Dell/Linux.
A supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) recently piloted a laser to perform prostate surgery on a dog. The operation was done in Houston without the intervention of a human surgeon while the Lonestar supercomputer, a Dell Linux Cluster with 5,840 processors, was in Austin. According to TACC, 'the procedure was the culmination of three years of research and development into the algorithms, computer codes, imaging technology, and cyberinfrastructure.' Please note that even if the intervention was a success, the dog ultimately died. But the researchers are confident that their approach could lead to specific treatments in five to ten years for humans. In fact, they think this is the future of surgery, bringing engineering tools into medicine. Fascinating research!!! But read more...
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