Summary #1116

Lenovo will start offering ThinkPads with Linux pre-installed
  • One of the world’s biggest PC makers is following Dell with a plan to offer new laptops with Ubuntu pre-installed.
  • Their pilot program is called Linux Community Series and includes several devices, the selection will be increased if there is enough demand for linux laptops.
  • While it’s not groundbreaking news, it’s awesome to see companies becoming more open to linux, and including it in their products by default.
  • Perhaps this is what we need to get things like a normal gaming experience on Ubuntu, and eventually get away from the walled gardens of Mac OS and Windows.


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