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Dell Intros Upgraded Ubuntu-Powered XPS 13 Developer Edition Laptop

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  1. Cristian_25H

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    Dell has this week updated its Linux offering by releasing the new XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop running Ubuntu. Codenamed Sputnik 3, this new client-to-cloud solution comes with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS pre-installed and features a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) LED-backlit touch display, an Intel Haswell processor (Core i5-4200U or i7-4500U), 8 GB of RAM, Intel HD 4400 graphics, a 128/256 GB mSATA solid state drive, a spill-resistant backlit chiclet keyboard, an HD webcam, Bluetooth, 802.11ac WiFi, and a 55WHr battery.

    The XPS 13 Developer Edition is currently only available in the US (starting at $1,249) but will expand its reach quickly - next week it will go on sale in Canada, and by the end of the month it will also be found in 9 European countries.

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    man, for that price, they could at least have given us the 4250u. or the higher wattage 4288u. that cpu is in $600 laptops from the same company, which could run linux just as well as this thing.
     
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    1080p touchpanel is nice though... not typically found at the $600 price point.
    However I agree its not quite the right price.
     
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    In ultrabook/thin format? goodluck finding one.
    it's a good price for what it offers.
     
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    Developers dont want glossy screens. Want matte.
     
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    I have no issue developing on glossy screens, thank you. I don't care for the touchscreen though.
     
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    Developers don't use Ubuntu.-
     

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