Dell will sell its sleekest ultrabook with a version of Ubuntu Linux this fall.
The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook will be offered with Ubuntu 12.04LTS preloaded in select geographies, the company said in a statement.
The initiative is an extension of Project Sputnik, a pilot project aimed at creating an Ubuntu-based developer laptop.
Dell is taking the project "from pilot to product this fall" and allowing developers "to create 'microclouds' on their laptops...and then deploy that environment seamlessly to the cloud." … Read more