Anyone tried Dell Mini

Jim mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 9 20:21:51 BST 2008


Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> Art Alexion wrote:
>   
>> On Monday 08 September 2008 10:06:17 pm Jonathan Jesse wrote:
>>     
>>>  I guess I don't understand the whole the largest drive you can get is for
>>> the Windows XP one?  The Dell Mini w/ Ubuntu on it has a 16GB SSD drive and
>>> from the Dell site I can the largest I caan get is 16 Gig for Windows? 
>>> Please explain what I'm missing
>>>       
>> Dell will not sell us the 16 GB drive with Ubuntu -- only with Windows.
>>
>>     
>
> what do they get though? i don't understand, what's the point? ubuntu is
> much cheaper (free) than windows, for the price of a windows license,
> they can put a bigger SSD drive! or you think they don't want ubuntu
> getting more customer base than windows?
>
>   
I kind of smell $Microsoft close by.



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