Alienware’s latest gaming PC has Linux on it, plays “over 25 games”

Posted by JaseP on Apr 6, 2013 9:36 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Andrew Cunningham
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Leans heavily on Steam for Linux and isn't much cheaper than the Windows version. Dell is one of the few PC makers that attempts to cater to Linux users with its computers. The company's "Project Sputnik" laptop, a developer-centric version of its XPS 13 that comes with Ubuntu, is one such effort. PC gamers can also get in on the fun with the Linux version of Dell's Alienware X51 slimline desktop, which as of today can be purchased running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Dell is one of the few PC makers that attempts to cater to Linux users with its computers. The company's "Project Sputnik" laptop, a developer-centric version of its XPS 13 that comes with Ubuntu, is one such effort. PC gamers can also get in on the fun with the Linux version of Dell's Alienware X51 slimline desktop, which as of today can be purchased running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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isn't much cheaper than the Windows version tracyanne 7 675 Apr 8, 2013 11:43 AM

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