Dell getting gutsy like Gibbon and putting Ubuntu on XPS m1330

James Allan Brady - Jan 24, 2008

Dell has already begun selling the Gutsy Gibbon-running XPS m1330 in Europe, but word is it’s on its way across the pond to us now. The specs in Germany are as follows, a C2D T5450, 1GB of RAM, a 120GB HDD, DVD+/-R/W, and integrated Intel GMA X3100 graphics.

There is also a 2MP camera built in, and the option to upgrade the graphics to an nVidia GeForce 8400M 128MB dedicated graphics card. You can also get 30 days of Ubuntu support for newcomers to the Linux scene, 1 year of basic Ubuntu support, or 1 year of standard support.

The notebook without the optional graphics upgrade is 848 Euros, and the support options, in the order I listed them, are 60, 55, and 90 Euros additional. In case you don’t already know, Ubuntu is the most popular distribution of Linux and is probably also the closest to resembling Windows XP, and version 7.10, also known as Gutsy Gibbon, is the newest release of the OS.

[via laptoping]

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