Dell is planning to release a new notebook line running Ubuntu 12.04 this fall. The project for developers named “Project Sputnik”, which was announced earlier this year will go from a pilot phase to a finished product, the company announced. Dell tried to enter the market with mobile and desktop computers running the open source operating system, but didn’t make it.
The texas manufacturer will present the Dell XPS 13 notebook with preinstalled Ubuntu to a broader spectrum of potential customers. Of course there will be some geographic limitations for the availability of the model.
The system will give the developers a complete “client-to-cloud” solution. Using it they will be able to create microclouds on their own laptop, simulating cloud environments before Continue reading
Memory: 4096 MB DDR2 SDRAM – (2x 2048 MB, 800 Mhz)
Hard Drive: 500 GB SATA (5400 rpm)
Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon 4570 with 512MB DDR3 dedicated memory
Display: 15.6-inch display with HD resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and LED backlight glossy NLED response time is 8 ms Optical drive: DVD-Burner
Communications: Gigabit Ethernet, Intel Wi-Fi Link 802.11 a / g / n module, Bluetooth module
Additional: 4x USB 2.0 ports, jacks for headphones and microphone, VGA port, 1.3 megapixel Continue reading