Still Waiting on the HP Linux Desktop

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2008-03-19 Print this article Print

HP still won't reveal details about systems equipped with SLED 10.

I would have liked to have been able to tell you in great detail exactly what desktops and laptops will soon be coming from Hewlett-Packard equipped with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

I'd like to tell you, but HP is still holding its Linux desktop cards close to its chest and not revealing any details. This is very annoying.

On March 17, Novell announced that HP will soon be launching SLED-powered desktops and laptops. This news came as absolutely no surprise to those of who follow the Linux desktop.

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I'm editor-at-large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. That's a fancy title that means I write about whatever topic strikes my fancy or needs written about across the Ziff Davis Enterprise family of publications. You'll find most of my stories in Linux-Watch, DesktopLinux and eWEEK. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, I worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects.

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