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Dell responds to demands for desktop Linux

Dell Inc has announced that it is the process of certifying Novell Inc's Linux desktop operating system for use on its corporate desktop and laptop products following an overwhelming demand for Linux on its IdeaStorm site.

Pre-installed Linux topped the list by a considerable margin, with roughly 85,000 votes, or promotions, at the time of writing, followed by pre-installed (55,000)....

No doubt this move by Dell will create broader adoption of OpenOffice and proliferation of ODF document data in network file systems and the Internet. Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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