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    ckozlowski

    Ars Technica had a good write up on the problems Dell or another OEM might face when trying to put linux on a desktop.

    http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070228-8941.html

    One thing that I noticed wasn't mentioned was the political issues that sometimes come up amongst the different linux distros, especially in regards to open drivers. Since Dell would want a distro that's 100% compatable with it's hardware (I presume) then they might run into some problems along that front.