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Photos: Looking for a Linux PC

When Dell advertised its latest Dimension N-series desktop, some customers were left dazed in a maze of Web sites and phone conversations with salespeople who also have a hard time finding an entry-level PC that doesn't have an XP sticker on it. We finally found it on Dell's Web site.


By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...