What Flavor Linux Do Dell Users Want?

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2007-03-13 Print this article Print

Dell appears to be giving serious consideration to releasing a Linux desktop as it asks its customers what they want to see from one. (DesktopLinux.com)

In a new survey launched yesterday, Dell is asking its customers exactly what they want from a Linux desktop. Why? Because, it appears, theyre going to make one.

Dell knows that the public does want Linux desktops. To date, however, Dell has made only small moves to deliver the goods. The new survey might mean that the company is taking the idea more seriously.
In this new desktop Linux survey, Dell begins by asking which models of Dell desktop and notebook systems customers prefer, where theyre used and what applications customers use on them. Read the full story on DesktopLinux.com: What Flavor Linux Do Dell Users Want? Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news in desktop and notebook computing.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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