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Ubuntu OS now an option on Alienware X51 gaming rig

We’ve heard from potential Alienware customers like acelin in his idea on IdeaStorm that you wanted to buy an Alienware with Ubuntu. Linux gaming just took a big step forward with the release of the Alienware X51 gaming desktop with Ubuntu OS for customers in the United States. … READ MORE

Mark Obee April 5, 2013

Weekly Recap: Dell in the News–November 30 Edition

Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Dell Extends BYOD Reach with Wyse PocketCloud – Datamation, November 30, 2012 Dell today announced that PocketCloud Explore is now available for Apple's iPad and … READ MORE

Kevin Curry November 30, 2012

Any Data – Big Insights

Over the last year, many industry analysts have tried to define Big Data. Some of the common dimensions that have been used to define Big Data are the 3 V’s, Volume, Velocity and Variety. (Volume = multiple terabytes or over a petabyte; variety = numbers, audio, video, text, … READ MORE

Shree Dandekar January 31, 2012

Dell Recovery Tool Enhancements

Hi Everyone, Today I'd like to announce some new features that have been introduced to the dell-recovery tool that we are shipping with Ubuntu machines.  As you might have been aware, the dell-recovery tool takes the content of a Linux Dell recovery partition and builds it into a … READ MORE

Mario L November 9, 2009

Ubuntu Linux 9.04 – Technical Details

Note from Lionel: It's been a while since I've talked about Linux on Direct2Dell. Shortly after Ubuntu 9.04 was released in April 2009, we had a request from IdeaStorm user Shannon VanWagner to start pre-loading 9.04. Though it's late, we're now offering Ubuntu 9.04 on a few more Dell machines … READ MORE

John Hull October 9, 2009

Latitude ON Arrives

Latitude ON is a concept we’ve mentioned during the introduction of our Latitude E family of business laptops last year. You may have seen posts from sites like Engadget that discussed it in more detail. We figured the introduction of the Latitude Z was a good reason to … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca September 28, 2009
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