Last week Acer's chairman said that Windows Vista was a big disappointment to the entire industry. Now it seems that Acer may soon roll out notebooks with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled:
While there's still no official word, an Acer advert in Singapore offers their 15.4-inch Aspire 5710Z laptop pre-loaded with none other than the Ubuntu distro for SG$999 or about $660 of that US green stuff. However, we're not 100% clear whether the pre-load comes from Acer direct or via some third party tinkerer. Still, we wouldn't be surprised in the least to see Acer follow Dell's lead here and offer additional choice for consumers.