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Dell Brings Ubuntu to More Dell XPS 13 Configs

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  • Dell Brings Ubuntu to More Dell XPS 13 Configs

    The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop stands out at the forefront of Linux laptops.

    It’s powerful, it’s sexy, and it’s got class.

    And today it just got even better.

    Dell has announced that it will pre-load Ubuntu on more variations in the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition line in the United States.

    While this might be a British blog — you did notice the .co.uk and dour tone, right? — a sizeable chunk of omg! readers sit stateside, making this news well worth covering.

  • Dell Now Offering More Ubuntu Developer Edition Options For Their Comet Lake XPS

    Dell has been offering the Dell XPS 7390 in "Developer Edition" form with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for this newest XPS generation using 10th Gen Comet Lake CPUs while now they have added more hardware configuration options.

    The latest-generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is now available in 18 different configurations from Core i5/i7 CPU options, varying RAM and storage capacities, and different FHD/UHD (and touch-screen) display options. These 18 different options is the most they have ever offered for their "Developer Edition" Ubuntu-loadd laptop options.

Dell's Latest XPS 13 Ubuntu Laptop Is Now Available

  • Dell's Latest XPS 13 Ubuntu Laptop Is Now Available in 18 New Configurations

    Announced back in August 2019, as part of Dell's new consumer PC portfolio, the 9th generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop (model 7390) is powered by the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system and Intel's latest 10th generation "Comet Lake" Intel Core processors.

    Now, Dell is offering the 9th generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop in up to 18 new configurations, 16 of which are available both online and offline. The other two configurations are available only offline featuring 1TB and 2TB solid stated drives respectively.

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  • Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Ubuntu laptop now available in more configurations

    When Dell launched its latest XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu Linux and an Intel Comet Lake processor a few months ago, the laptop was only available with an Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core processor.

    Now the company has expanded the configuration options, which means you can pick up a version of this thin and light laptop with up to an Intel Core i7-10710U processor featuring 6 CPU cores, 12 threads, and 12MB of cache.

    In fact, Dell’s Barton George says there are now a total of 18 configuration options available, although only 16 of those are available for customers who order online from Dell.com.

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  • XPS 13 developer edition portfolio up 8X in the States, 6 core and more!

    At the beginning of last month, we announced the roll out of the first configurations of Dell’s latest XPS 13 developer edition.

    Today, in honor of Halloween, we are excited to announce that we are increasing the number of configuations in the developer edition portfolio by a factor of eight. In total, we now offer 18 different configurations of the 9th generation developer edition, 16 of which are available both online and offline.

    If you venture offline you also get two bonus systmes to choose from, one featuring a 1TB SSD and one that boasts an even beefier 2TB solid stated drive. These offline offerings can be ordered via phone or chat.

Dell’s New XPS 13 Developer Edition is Powered by the 10th Gen

  • Dell’s New XPS 13 Developer Edition is Powered by the 10th Generation

    In August 2019, Dell announced the first configurations of Dell’s XPS 13 Developer Edition.

    It is based on Intel’s 10th Generation Core U series processors.

    The laptop model is the “Model 7390” powered by the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system.

    Last week they announced a new configuration for XPS 13 in honor of Halloween

    All together (In total), they are offering 18 different configurations of the 9th generation developer edition, 16 of which are available both online and offline.

ZDNet 3 days late with the news

  • Dell bets big on Ubuntu Linux laptops for developers

    When you get to the website though that's not clear at first. Only "one" system is displayed. This is the base configuration. From it, you can configure 16 different options. There are eight different i5 and i7 models. With each you can get either a 256 or 512 Solid-State Drive (SSD), 8 to 16GBs of RAM and three different screen types of which some support touch.

    Most, but not all, of these models are also available to Canadian and EU customers.

    In the US, you can also order two other models by phone or online chat. One comes with a 1TB SSD and another boasts an even beefier 2TB SSD.

    Even the baseline model is nothing to sneeze at. It comes with a 10th generation Intel i5-10210U processor with a 6MB cache, up to 4.2 GHz. For graphics, it uses UHD Graphics with shared graphics memory supporting a 13.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) display. The laptop comes with 8GBs of LPDDR3 2133MHz RAM. Finally, for storage, it comes with a default 256GB SSD. This will currently cost you $899.

Dell’s Newest XPS 13 Ubuntu Laptop...

  • Dell’s Newest XPS 13 Ubuntu Laptop Just Got 16 Additional Configurations

    Dell has been making considerable strides toward raising the profile of its Linux “Developer Edition” laptops (don’t worry, you don’t need to be a developer to buy one). The latest model rolled out day-and-date alongside its Windows 10 equivalent, the company launched a dedicated website devoted to its multiple Ubuntu-powered systems, and now it has increased the available loadout options for the XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop by a factor of 8X!

Dell bets large on Ubuntu Linux laptops for builders

  • Dell bets large on Ubuntu Linux laptops for builders

    Back again in 2007, Michael Dell instructed me that Dell was likely to sell Ubuntu Linux-run PCs. Since then, Dell has supported Linux on its desktops, laptops, and workstations. In unique, with Undertaking Sputnik, Dell builds leading-of-the-line laptops expressively for builders. Now, Dell is giving 18 different configurations of its New XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops.

    The XPS 13 has extensive been the Rolls-Royce of Linux laptops. I have named prior XPS 13 designs the very best Linux laptop you could purchase. These new types seem pretty darn superior too.

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