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