[Ma-linux] Latest on Dell and Linux
kevinchin5 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 11:45:42 EDT 2007
As far as I know they're still in biz.
Also for anyone into SLED (and since we're talking generally about who's
pre-loading Linux these days) I created a blog entry to highlight those that
pre-load SLED. I hope to see the list grow over time...
Is there a list for the other distros... openSUSE, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.? If
not, there should be.
On 8/20/07, Robert W. Rowe <RBob at theroweboat.com> wrote:
> What about Emperor Linux (www.emperorinux.com)? Are they still a reliable
> source of Linux laptops? I haven't seen the name come up in this thread.
> Bob Rowe, "Boldly going ... nowhere!"
> RBob at TheRoweBoat.com
> "The golden rule is to test everything in the light of reason and
> experience, no matter from where it comes."
> Mohandas K. Gandhi
> <quote who="Rich Renomeron">
> > Chuck Divine wrote:
> >> This week I actually managed to talk to a Dell representative about my
> >> Inspiron 1505 with Linux on it.
> >> [snip]
> >> I did some checking on the Dell website. They are no longer
> >> advertising that model.
> > That's because it's been discontinued and replaced, I believe, by the
> > 120 models. You can't get a 1505 with Windows on it, either.
> > Dell's been having supply chain problems lately (see
> > http://direct2dell.com for PR-approved details), and it's affecting a
> > lot of customers. I've got a 1420 on the way, supposedly going to ship
> > next week (ordered 7/31). Hope springs eternal. Or something.
> >> They also do not seem to be offering Linux
> >> machines of any sort either -- at least on the website.
> > Try http://dell.com/open. I've kept that one in my head since they made
> > the Ubuntu announcement. They're not advertising it prominently on
> > their main site, which seems to be a sore point in places like the
> > Ubuntu forums.
> > Rich
> > --
> > From the Desktop of Rich Renomeron
> > Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?
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