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Novell Should Be Very Afraid of Canonical With its Ubuntu Distribution

Dell's little playmate, the Linux Dell's pre-loading on a few of its PCs, clearly has designs on Novell's place in line behind Red Hat, the Linux leader.
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Of course, such a thing needs multinational OEMs picking Ubuntu up and so far, other than Dell's modest commitment, Ubuntu on the server side has only attracted some off-brand vendors in emerging countries who are pre-installing it.

It's reportedly working it – hoping of course for Dell – but the key to the door is demand and although Shuttleworth claims “fantastic adoption levels” for the Ubuntu server, it's still unclear how Dell is doing with its Ubuntu-bundled PCs – not moving much, it's imagined – and although Sun signed on as a supporter a while back, nothing has been heard of it since.

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