Canonical proudly announced last evening, June 18th, that in collaboration will Dell they will ship laptops pre-loaded with the Ubuntu operating systems.
The Ubuntu powered Dell laptops will be sold in 850 retail outlets across India. The new Dell Inspiron 14R and Inspiron 15R will also be available for purchase, starting Thursday, June 21st, 2012.
“A founding principle of Ubuntu is to make computing more accessible,
” said Jane Silber, Canonical’s CEO, at the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network' event in New Delhi.
“With Ubuntu, these machines offer our customers a compelling mobile or in-home computing proposition, with the benefit of Dell quality and security. I am confident that they will prove attractive to both home and business users.
” said Sameer Garde, president of Dell India.
Good job Canonical and Dell. Go India!
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