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It’s the year of Linux on the… ThinkPad as Lenovo extends out-of-the-box Ubuntu support to nearly 30 machines

It’s the year of Linux on the… ThinkPad as Lenovo extends out-of-the-box Ubuntu support to nearly 30 machines

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Lenovo is expanding pre-installed Linux support to more of its machines in a bid to court the sizable developer pond. Available globally, punters will be able to order roughly 30 different models of PCs across the ThinkStation and ThinkPad lines that come with Ubuntu pre-installed. All devices will come with the latest LTS version of Ubuntu – version 20.04 – with the exception of the semi-rugged ThinkPad L Series 2-in-1, which will use version 18:04. The first trickle of machines are available today, with the rollout expected to continue through 2021. The release sees Lenovo join a small group of specialist vendors – notably including Dell – in selling computers directly to the open-source crowd. Previously, Loenovo had offered pre-loaded Ubuntu PCs to larger enterprise customers ...