Dell Ubuntu PC $225 more expensive

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 11 2007 @ 16:24 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week word was out on the streets that a Dell PC with Ubuntu would be, on average, $50 cheaper than a comparable system with Windows Vista.

A Slashdot reader today writes about the nasty truth:
Today the status has changed on that page to 'Reneged: Ubuntu Dell is $225 More Than Windows Dell.' The full price of a Ubuntu Inspiron 1420N is indeed $50 cheaper than the identical hardware configuration with Vista — except that a $275 free upgrade to 2GB memory and a 160-GB hard drive is available for Windows only."


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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