Dell Mini 10 with Ubuntu


The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 now comes with Ubuntu as an alternative to the standard Windows XP. The difference in price is about $90. Ubuntu is priced at $360, while Windows XP is $460.

The high end Mini 10 comes preconfigured with an Atom Z530 processor, 10.1 inch LCD display, 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, 1.3 mp webcam and a 6 cell battery. The standard color is Osidian Black. Additional colors are available for an additional $40-60.

The Mini 10 comes with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS or long term support. Ubuntu’s latest release is version 9.04, codename Jaunty Jackalope.