Dell brings Linux to its newest XPS thirteen laptop computer

Have you ever coveted the Skylake-powered model of Dell’s close to-borderless XPS thirteen laptop computer, however wished it will ship with an open platform like Linux as an alternative of Home windows? Now’s your probability. Dell has launched a brand new model of its XPS thirteen Developer Version that comes with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 out of the field. You will want a deep checking account to purchase one proper now, as your solely present decisions are excessive-finish Core i7 fashions (with a quad HD+ touchscreen) that begin at a lofty $1,550. You possibly can lastly get a Linux-based mostly XPS thirteen with 16GB of RAM, nevertheless, and there are guarantees of a much more frugal Core i5 system with 8GB of RAM and a non-contact show.

Execs on the lookout for portables have cause to have fun, too. Now you can snag a Precision 3510, 5510, 7510 or 7710 cellular workstation with Ubuntu, supplying you with some additional computing energy (together with Xeon chips and a 4K show choice) in your open supply rig. Linux machines should be extra of a aspect venture at Dell than the primary occasion, however you will not need to accept sub-par gear.

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