Dell's Ubuntu Ultrabook goes on sale in the US

Posted by Fettoosh on Nov 30, 2012 7:13 AM EDT
PC PRO; By Nicole Kobie
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... Project Sputnik, as it was called, proved popular and Dell decided to release the creation as a product; the XPS 13 Developer Edition is now available in the US and Canada, and will be available from early next year in other markets, Dell said.

The $1,549 Dell XPS 13 comes preloaded with Ubuntu 12.04, the long-term support version of the open-source OS. The XPS 13 features a Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. The Windows version of the same device costs $1,499; Dell initially expected the Ubuntu version to sell for a little bit less than its Microsoft counterpart.

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Price change vagabondo 0 578 Nov 30, 2012 9:36 AM
"Dell trying to promote Ubuntu, doing a terribly poor job" henke54 0 644 Nov 30, 2012 8:32 AM

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