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Dell XPS 13 / Precision M3800 offered with Ubuntu 14.04 out of the box

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  • #4219

    turbine
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    The XPS 13 probably is one of the best Laptops out there not made by Apple and Dell is going to offer it with Linux out of the box. The M3800 is a much bigger machine with 15.6”, but also has more power and a second drive bay.

    This is now the third generation of the XPS that is offered with Ubuntu pre-installed, so it looks like it actually works out for Dell, which is awesome.

    source –zdnet

    Personally, I guess it won’t make any difference in Linux-adoption, but I also don’t care about that. Also, installing Linux is quite easy, ‘tough it’s nice that you can be sure that you don’t have to iron out kinks. What I like most however is that I don’t have to pay for a Windows license anymore.

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    kerilson
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    Yes as it means for those who want to buy and install Linux (Ubuntu) they won’t have to start messing around with drivers, Dell can do that for them.

    At least that’s what I’m assuming.

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