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Ubuntu-Ready Dell Desktop Looks like a Nettop

Article Source LinuxDevices
December 10, 2009, 2:48 pm

Dell announced new Ubuntu Linux-ready OptiPlex desktops, including a power-efficient model claimed to be the "world's smallest fully-functional commercial desktop." In addition to the 9.4 x 2.6 x 9.3-inch, Intel Core 2 Duo-ready OptiPlex 780 USFF desktop, Dell announced a 13-inch Vostro V13 laptop that also offers Ubuntu.

We don't typically cover PC desktops larger than a netbook or nettop, but not only is a Linux-ready PC fairly newsworthy, even for Ubuntu supporter Dell, but the compact, power-efficient OptiPlex 780 USFF model points to the narrowing gap between PCs and embedded devices. In fact, the USFF offers a nettop size, but with desktop features such as an Intel Core 2 Duo processor...


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