Monday, August 6, 2007

Lenovo plans, Linux On Levono's Laptops

Lenovo is the world's third-biggest PC maker is to start selling laptops to business and consumers with Linux pre-installed on the machines.
Lenovo announced to offering their Notebook ThinkPad T-series with Linux Novell's SUSE Enterprise Desktop 10 Linux operating system pre-installed. This is as an alternative to Microsoft Windows. "The systems should hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2007" the companies said.

Sam Dusi, VP of product marketing for Lenovo's Notebook Business Unit, in releases say that "We have seen more customers utilizing and requesting open source notebook solutions in education, government, and the enterprise since our ThinkPad T60p Linux announcement, and today's announcement expands upon our efforts by offering customers more Linux options,".

Analysts believe that approximately 6% of computers users run Linux, similar to the numbers choosing Apple Macs.

Posted by Ribhararnus Pracutian at 3:31 PM |  
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