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Dell Updating system BIOS when running Ubuntu

"I've published firmware-tools deb packages, and the latest system BIOS images for 223 Dell system types, into a new repository on linux.dell.com. Please see the instructions for how to use them. In a nutshell, for Ubuntu systems with 7.04 Feisty, 7.10 Gutsy, or Hardy, be sure the Universe section is enabled in /etc/apt/sources.list, then run as root:"

Dell To Sell Solaris Servers

Dell and Sun Microsystems, rivals in the computer hardware market, unveiled on Wednesday a co-opetition agreement in which Dell would sell servers preinstalled with Sun's latest Solaris operating system and then funnel customers to Sun for support and services.

Chinese PC users getting Dells loaded with Linux

Novell and Dell announced an expansion of Linux offerings with the addition of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 installed on Dell OptiPlex 330 and 755 commercial desktop PCs in China. The systems will be available later this year.

Dell CEO: Linux server sales increasing

Claims made by Microsoft that Linux violates its software patent have not affected sales of Linux-based hardware, according to Dell's CEO Michael Dell.

Microsoft warnings haven't hurt Linux uptake

Claims made by Microsoft that Linux violates its software patent have not affected sales of Linux-based hardware, according to Michael Dell.

Dell's Linux sleight of hand

Pssst, pass it on… Dell is selling Linux-based home PCs and laptops to its UK customers, but you’ll need a very good eye and probably a magnifying glass to find the systems on the direct seller's website.

The Linux Experience at Dell, a tale of woe and wow

"This is my tale of purchasing a computer from Dell, with Ubuntu 7.04 preloaded on it. It's got a bit of everything. It's got farewells, happy meetings, struggles against evil and clueslessness, mild defeats, mild triumphs, and concern for the future."

Dells CTO would like your input

LinuxWorld is almost here and Dell wants you to vote on which of these 5 topics you would like to hear about in the August 8 LinuxWorld keynote of Dr. Kevin Kettler, Dell’s Chief Technology Officer. For details about our 'crowd-sourcing the discussion at LinuxWorld' vote campaign on IdeaStorm.