If you want to see your computer in a different angle? Here’s a considerable news about Dell to offer a XPS 13 running Ubuntu Linux for developers. You can have some extra features purchasing a MacBook Pro which cost more than enough, but this Dell’s XPS 13 Ultrabook preinstalled with Ubuntu (Linux-based OS) could offer more than Apple’s MacBook though.
Dell has now come back and said that the ultrabook will launch this fall in select geographies. But however, not pointed in which locations or specific areas will get the new Dell Ultrabook. The machine will run Ubuntu 12.04LTS for the operating system and is an extension of Project Sputnik and Dell also said that this project will go live from pilot to product this fall.
Dell in other hand aims with a goal set up with the ultrabook, allowing developers to “create ‘Microclouds’ on their laptops… and they deploy that environment seamlessly to the cloud.”
And also said by Barton George, project Sputnik lead and director Dell’s web vertical marketing that “Since we announced project Sputnik a little over two months ago, we have continued to be amazed by the amount and quality of interest and input we have received“. However still there are no indication of a piece or specific availability details about the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook at this right time.
The XPS 13 Ultrabook features a 13.3-inch screen into a footprint more typical of 12-inch laptops, boasts Gorilla Glass, and is constructed from aluminum and carbon fiber and Dell built it not weighing more than three pounds.
In the coming future you will see the open-source system Linux going to land this fall on one of the Dell’s best Ultrabook offerings (XPS 13). As a note, The 13-inch Dell XPS 13 ultrabook with Ubuntu Linux could sell at a discount to the Windows-based version. Via CNET