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.
 '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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