[ubuntu-uk] What the Dell?

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Thu Sep 4 10:43:02 BST 2008

Bruce Beardall wrote:
> The new Mini Inspiron 9 is out.
> Thanks to Engadget, the link to the Ubuntu flavoured US version is here: 
> http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?cs=19&kc=6f961&oc=dnpcxw1&x=7&y=8 
> <http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?cs=19&kc=6f961&oc=dnpcxw1&x=7&y=8>
> But only a WinXP version on the UK site: 
> http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop-inspiron-9?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&ref=homepg 
> <http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop-inspiron-9?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&ref=homepg>
> It's just not good cricket if you ask me.

According to http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?newsid=103918
a version with Ubuntu will shortly be available, for £30 less than the 
XP version.


John Levin

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