Will Microsoft Hike Dell’s OEM Fees?
by Mike Levin SEO & Datamaster, 05/24/2007
javipas writes “Today by 4:00 PM CST Dell will start selling three machines with Ubuntu 7.04 pre-installed. The two desktops (XPS 410n, $899 and Dimension E520n, $599) and the notebook (Inspiron E1505n, $599) will be the first three machines with the popular Linux distribution installed by default. There is little or no price differential between the Linux and Windows models; in fact, the entry level E520 Windows desktop is cheaper. Dell has announced that they will provide hardware support, and they’ve created a new site devoted to give further Linux support and updates. At the moment the offer is only available in the US.”
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