Are These Dells Ubuntu PCs?
Analysis: It looks like news of Dell's Ubuntu Linux-powered PCs is leaking. These machines may be available as soon as May 24th. (DesktopLinux.com)Dell reportedly will release its new Ubuntu-powered computers on May 24. In his blog, LinuxQuestions.org founder Jeremy Garcia writes that a Dell staffer told him, "We will be launching a Linux based OS (Ubuntu) on the E520, 1505 and XPS 410 starting next Thursday, 5/24."
From this employees note, it appears that Dell doesnt expect these system to sell all that well. "We expect these systems to be less than 1 percent of our OS mix for the entire year which is ~20,000 systems annually," he is quoted as saying.