Ubuntu 8.04 factory installed on XPS M1530n & Studio 15n laptops. Available only to the U.S. buyers for now!
Following 13.3-inch XPS M1330n laptop, Dell has announced new laptop models which come pre-loaded with latest version of popular Linux distro Ubuntu. The M1330n has been selling with pre-installed Ubuntu for over 6 months now. The new laptops to get Ubuntu 8.04 are 15.4-inch XPS M1530 & Studio 15. Besides these, Inspiron 1525N is also available in Ubuntu flavor.
Apparently, the new XPS M1530n and Studio 15n are just “announced” (not yet available for purchase). Respective online customization pages for XPS M1530n & Studio 15n are not accessible so far. Only the Inspiron 1525N and XPS M1330n are up for grabs with pre-loaded Ubuntu. We’ll keep you posted once they go live!