System76 Gazelle Ultra Laptop Running Ubuntu LinuxAs 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
  • Webcam
  • 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.

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