November 29, 2010
A friend of mine recently got a surprise. She was setting up her brand spankin’ new Dell Inspiron m101z with its dual-core AMD Athlon processor and 4GBs RAM) with Windows 7 Home Premium. She wasn’t happy because it was already … Continue reading
September 15, 2010
Comments Off on Novell may be sold soon, but to whom?
The New York Post is not exactly where I look for business or Linux news, but it seems they’re on to something. In a September 15th story, the Post reported that “Novell Inc. has reached a deal in principle to … Continue reading
July 27, 2010
Comments Off on Dell expands Ubuntu Linux desktop offerings
The latest panic in desktop Linux lad was that Dell would no longer be selling Ubuntu pre-installed on laptops and netbooks. Alas, for those who love drama, it wasn’t true. In fact, Dell is expanding its Ubuntu desktop Linux offerings. … Continue reading
July 27, 2010
Comments Off on Calm down! Dell is not throwing Ubuntu Linux out!
People seem to love bad news. This last weekend, the ‘bad’ news was that Dell has stopped offering Ubuntu Linux pre-installed on laptops and netbooks. There was only one problem with the story: It’s not true. While Canonical, the company … Continue reading
June 21, 2010
Comments Off on Dell back-tracks on Linux being safer than Windows
Recently Dell did something amazing. The Austin, TX computer giant admitted on one of their Web pages that “Ubuntu [Linux] is safer than Microsoft Windows.” (PDF Link) But, now Dell has backed off to the far more generic “Ubuntu is … Continue reading