View Full Version : Dell has a Linux version of its sleek XPS 13 laptop

April 16th, 2015, 23:00
http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/ed326bfabb97c9510988d16cb4530c6f/201857094/delllinux.jpg (http://www.engadget.com/2015/04/14/dell-xps-13-developer-edition/)The nearly bezel-less Dell XPS 13 (http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/28/dell-xps-13-review-2015/) is one of our highest rated laptops, thanks namely to its compact size, attractive design and fast performance. But if Windows just isn't your preferred operating system, now there's another option to choose from: Linux. As part of its commitment to the platform (http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/19/dell-to-ship-xps-13-with-ubuntu-linux-in-some-areas/), which took off with the introduction of Project Sputnik (http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/08/project-sputnik-dell-ubuntu-developers/), Dell's announced a Ubuntu-based developer edition (http://en.community.dell.com/dell-blogs/direct2dell/b/direct2dell/archive/2015/04/09/the-new-xps-13-developer-edition-now-officially-available) of its sleek 13-inch laptop. Naturally, you'll have a myriad of configurations to choose from, with prices ranging from $949 all the way to $1,849, depending on how specced out you want your Linux machine to be.