Dell’s XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition is the very first laptop computer to be accredited for the Ubuntu 22.04 LTS variation of Linux, Canonical revealed That indicates you can purchase one beginning in August with Ubuntu pre-installed, while present owners of the XPS 13 Plus design offered with Windows 11 can download and set up Ubuntu 22.04 LTS “and get the exact same hardware-optimized experience.”
The Ubuntu accreditation implies all parts will “work as anticipated” and the LTS (long-lasting assistance) classification implies it will be supported for a minimum of 10 years with “Base Package” upkeep and security updates. It likewise consists of particular software application or motorists various from the default circulation where needed, set up immediately in the optimum setup, according to Canonical.
Ubuntu 22.04 brings a brand-new variation of the Gnome 42 Linux desktop environment offering enhanced desktop efficiency with triple-buffering and improved power management settings. It likewise consists of brand-new office designs, touchpad gestures and personalization alternatives, consisting of a cross-desktop dark design.
Dell has actually been using XPS 13 laptop computers with Linux for several years now, beginning with its Ubuntu-based “ Project Sputnik” laptop computer likewise focused on designers, with the current design being the 10 th generation. As we kept in mind in our hands-on evaluation (above), the XPS 13 Plus itself is a sharp-looking minimalist ultra-portable laptop computer with capacitive touch secrets changing the function row, as much as a Intel Core i7-1280 P CPU (6 efficiency and 8 effective cores), and more. It’s releasing in August beginning at $1,289
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