Dell is shipping a few models of their mainstream computers with the Ubuntu operating system. (Coincidentally, the same OS my son recently booted on his own Linux box and used to create a machine for his kid sister.)
This is a huge victory for the open source community and quite a blow to Microsoft, IMHO. Personally, I’m thrilled to see this go mainstream for consumer machines, following suit with government and military uses of Linux. Looks like the wave of the future is here!
Read more on Dell’s decision to use Linux on Machines.