As big PC companies like Hewlett-Packard
finally push into desktop Linux, WorksWithU will give equal time to the industry pioneers that evangelized desktop Linux before it went mainstream. A case in point: System76 continued its long-term Linux commitment today by launching the Gazelle Ultra (pictured) -- an Ubuntu laptop with some pretty slick hardware specs and a biometric fingerprint reader for security.
Equally important, as the photo proves: The Gazelle Ultra is strongly branded around Ubuntu. According to System76
President Carl Richell, the Gazelle Ultra
(starting at $899) features:
- 13.3” LED Backlit Display (1280x800)
- Brushed Aluminum Palm Rest
- Latest Intel CPU's
- Intel X4500HD Graphics
- Fingerprint Reader
- 4.4 lbs.
I haven't gotten my hands on the Gazelle Ultra, but WorksWithU is testing System76's Pangolin Performance
laptop, and we recently completed tests on ZaReason's Breeze
desktop. Watch for product reviews to debut on WorksWithU very shortly. WorksWithU is updated multiple times per week. Don’t miss a single post. Sign up for our RSS and Twitter feeds (available now) and newsletter (launching January 2009).