Can't buy preinstalled 10.10 on Dell Latitude E5520

Asked by Neil Simmonds

Ubuntu certification refers to preinstalled 10.10 only on the Dell Latitude E5520.
Dell say they can't sell it pre-installed.
How does that work ?

This is all they will give me by way of 'guarantee'.


The latitude E5520 will support Ubuntu 10.10 version .

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Brendan Donegan (brendan-donegan) said :

Brendan Donegan suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #1523: “Where can I find a Pre-install/Manufacturer image”.

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Brendan Donegan (brendan-donegan) said :

Hi Neil,

This system is known to have problems with Ubuntu 10.10 using a 'stock' Ubuntu image (the one available from The Dell agent may have a different definition of 'support' than you do, or we do.

The aim is to have it working well with Ubuntu 11.04 (out very soon).


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