Dell XPS 13: The Best Linux Laptop of 2018


There’s this persistent fake news story that you can’t buy a computer with Linux pre-installed on it. It’s nonsense. Dell has been selling Ubuntu-Linux powered computers since 2007. What’s also true is that, Dell, like Linux-specific desktop companies such as System76, sells high-end systems like its Precision mobile workstations. At the top end of Dell’s Ubuntu Linux line, you’ll find the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops.

What makes it a “Developer Edition” besides the top-of-the-line hardware is its software configuration. CanonicalUbuntu‘s parent company, and Dell worked together to certify Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on the XPS 13 9370. This worked flawlessly on my review system.

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