Dell Releases XPS 13 With Linux Operating System

Dell's Ubuntu-powered XPS-13 Developer Edition has gone public. After Dell launched upgraded XPS 13 Ultrabook, which got 1080p display, the company is now offering Developer Edition notebook equipped with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS operating system and a few additions, like cloud-oriented software for complex development environments.

The computer has a new 13.3-inch full HD screen powered by a third generation Intel Core Processor i7-3537 processor, Intel HD 4000 graphics, 8 GB DDR3 memory and 256 GB SSD. Unfortunately, no hardware customization options are available.

The XPS 13 Developer Edition will not be available only in United States. The notebook will also be available in many European stores within a week for a price of $1,549.

Across the pond Sputnik 2 has started rolling out and will be available online next week. I will post the links when they become available but here is the list of the countries where Sputnik 2 will be landing:

Available online - France, Germany, UK, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Available from your Dell rep - Israel, Luxembourg, Morocco, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, UAE