Dell debuted a few laptops aimed at gamers but it also has one that caters more to users doing some serious work. At least when that work involves maintaining servers, developing software, or simply just using Linux. Continuing their nearly decade-long partnership, Dell and Canonical are putting out yet another Ubuntu-powered laptop, this time the XPS 13 Developer Edition, that’s promised to get security updates for up to ten years. Presuming the laptop does last that long, of course.
Linux has been used on more than just servers and embedded computers for decades now but one of its strengths is also somewhat of a weakness. While it can be installed on almost any computer, be it PC or even Macs, support for the myriad combinations of hardware components has largely been a hit or miss.
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