The wide world of pre-installed Ubuntu

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| Thanks to Canonical's System Builder Program, pre-installed Ubuntu Linux PCs
| are available throughout the world and not just from Dell.
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http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS4371228443.html


Recent:

Acer: PC industry 'disappointed' with Vista

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| Acer president Gianfranco Lanci became the first major PC manufacturer to
| openly attack Microsoft over the Windows Vista operating system in the
| Financial Times Deutschland on Monday.
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| Lanci said the operating system was riddled with problems and gave users and
| businesses no reason to buy a new PC, according to the report. Taiwan-based
| Acer is the world's fourth-largest PC manufacturer, after HP, Dell and
| Lenovo.
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| "The whole industry is disappointed with Windows Vista," Lanci said.
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http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/...SS&NewsID=9579


Currys group blames Vista for poor sales

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| DSG, the group behind Currys and PC World, has warned that poor sales of
| Vista could slash its profits by around £20 million.
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http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/131507/c...oor-sales.html


DSG continues retailer woes

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| DSG, the company formerly known as Dixons, became the latest British retailer
| to report a drop in profits for the summer months today. But it wasn’t all
| down to the rotten weather – this time it was also Microsoft’s fault. *
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http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/new...retailer-woes/