[ubuntu-uk] Dell Mini 9

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Sep 29 12:11:45 BST 2008

Colin McCarthy wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Bruce Beardall <bruce72 at gmail.com
> <mailto:bruce72 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Is now available to order from Dell UK with Ubuntu pre-installed.
>     [Just in case you're interested]
>     http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop-inspiron-9?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs
>     <http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop-inspiron-9?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs>
> It's a shame it only has an 8GB Solid State Hard Drive, where as the XP
> version has a 16GB Solid State Hard Drive.
> I think the Asus eeePC 901 is a better device with it's 20GB Solid State
> Hard Drive.   It is nice to see Ubuntu offered on the Dell though :-)

If you go to the customise screen for the Ubuntu version you see a
Windows Vista icon against the operating system line, even though it's
Ubuntu! How crazy is that?

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