Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Project Sputnik

Project Sputnik is revealed by Dell's Web vertical , which is a stylish laptop tailored for developer needs in web companies.
Quoted:
 'We want to find ways to make the developer experience as powerful and simple as possible. And what better way to do that than beginning with a laptop that is both highly mobile and extremely stylish, running the 12.04 LTS release of Ubuntu Linux', George ponders and, gives a quick list of packages that the default installation could include. The machine will base on the XPS13, assessing a couple of its main hardware deficiencies along the way."

The image of Sputnik which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release, The install image available for Sputnik contains
  1. drivers/patches for Hardware enablement
  2. a basic offering of key tools and utilities (see the complete list at the end of this entry)
  3. coming soon, a software management tool to go out to a github repository to pull down various developer profiles.

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