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[News] Big Win for GNU/Linux at Dell: Adamo Runs GNU/Linux

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Dell Goes Thin with Adamo

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| In a note last week, Toni Sacconaghi, an analyst at Sanford Bernstein, wrote 
| about “a new paradigm of low-cost computing” based on cheap processors and a 
| version of Linux — rather than Microsoft’s Windows operating system. To 
| reenforce their point, the analysts built a $250 PC that they say is 
| perfectly functional (though its case is a cardboard box).    
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http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/03/17/dell-goes-thin-with-adamo/

Microsoft loves competition.

"We should whack them (Dell over Linux dealings), we should make sure they
understand our value."

        --Paul Flessner, Senior Vice President, Server Applications Unit


Recent:

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 notebook-not-netbook

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| Mainly its a question of storage. While the Mini 9 only came with SSD
| storage, in either 4, 8 or 16GB flavours, the Mini 12 only comes with an HDD,
| either 40GB or 80GB, respectively included on the Linux - Ubuntu 8.04 - and
| Windows XP varieties of the netbook.
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http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/03/16/review_netbook_dell_inspiron_mini_12/


Dell Inspiron Mini 12 First Impressions; The $600 MacBook Air??

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| The model I saw was running Dell’s tailored version of Ubuntu.
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http://blog.laptopmag.com/dell-inspiron-mini-12-first-impressions-the-600-macbook-air


My Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Blog

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| I received my Dell Inspiron Mini 9 yesterday and pHreaksYcle should be
| getting his today. I love it already. We started a new Ubuntu blog for it
| about a month ago. Check it out, we're working really hard on it.
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http://www.ubuntu1501.com/2008/10/my-dell-inspiron-mini-9-blog.html


Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Review

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| Dell wants you to believe the Inspiron Mini 9 is "your new best friend."
| Well, kiddies, the Mini 9 is a fantastic mobile companion that helps you stay
| connected and makes your life easier without breaking the bank. However, I
| can't shake the feeling that the Mini 9 is more like "the kid you're friendly
| with at the lunch table, but isn't your BFF."
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http://www.tabletpcreview.com/default.asp?newsID=1263


Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (Linux)

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| Like the Sylvania g Netbook Meso, the Inspiron Mini 9’s speakers are below
| the screen on the bottom bezel. They were able to pump out Coldplay’s Life In
| Technicolor at a surprising volume, and lacked the typical tinniness of other
| small notebooks.
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http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops/dell-inspiron-mini-9-linux.aspx
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