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Dell now sells 7 different Ubuntu-powered premium laptops (and an all-in-one desktop)

Dell is one of the few major PC makers that offers high-end laptops with GNU/Linux software as an alternative to Windows. 5 years after the company launched Project Sputnik to gauge interest in a version of the Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu software, Dell now sells 7 different laptop models with Canonical’s popular Linux distribution. […]

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition ultrabook with Ubuntu gets Haswell, touchscreen

Dell has been offering a developer edition ultrabook with Ubuntu Linux since 2012. Now the company has updated its Dell XPS 13 “Sputnik” developer edition with a new processor, a touchscreen, and a lower starting price. The new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition features an Intel Haswell processor, a full HD touchscreen display, and a […]

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Dell to launch an XPS 13 ultrabook with Ubuntu Linux soon

Dell has been running a beta program for an Ubuntu-powered ultrabook since this summer. Now the manager of Project Sputnik says Dell is getting ready to debut a real product based on the experiment. Update: The Dell XPS 13 developer edition is now available… for $1549. The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook is the model that’s […]

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Dell introduces Project Sputnik Beta (XPS 13 ultrabooks with Ubuntu Linux)

Dell’s Project Sputnik is an experiment to develop a Linux-powered laptop aimed at developers. The project is still in its early stages, but Dell and Canonical already offer a version of Ubuntu 12.04 Linux for the company’s XPS 13 ultrabook. Up until now if you’ve wanted to try Linux on the Dell XPS 13, you’ve had […]