Lenovo to Preload Ubuntu, Red Hat on More PCs
Lenovo has just announced that it would begin preloading Ubuntu and Red Hat on some of its existing devices in an attempt to provide workstation customers with more options regarding the operating systems powering the machines.
“While many users prefer to customize their own machines – either on hardware without an OS or by wiping an existing client OS, then configuring and installing Linux – this can raise uncertainty with system stability, restricted performance, compatibility, end-user productivity and even IT support for devices,” Lenovo says.
“Now that these users are making their way out of the proverbial shadows and onto the enterprise floor, the demand is high for an out-of-the-box solution that removes the barrier for deployment of enterprise-grade hardware within a Linux software ecosystem.”
The entire ThinkStation and ThinkPad P Series lineup will be certified for Red Hat Enterprise and Ubuntu LTS, and the company explains that this process guarantees e……