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Linux Learnings: We’re Listening

Linux Learnings: We’re Listening
Thanks for visiting the Dell Linux Survey webpage. Please answer the following questions to help us determine how to best prioritize our resources for this effort.
(Survey will be open March 13-March 23)
1) Would your Dell system with Linux factory installed be for home or office use?
Home Use
Office Use
Both
2) Which systems should we prioritize on for Linux factory installation? (Rank Order: 1=highest)
Inspiron notebooks
1
2
3
4
5
6
Dimension desktops
1
2
3
4
5
6
XPS notebooks
1
2
3
4
5
6
XPS desktops
1
2
3
4
5
6
Latitude business notebooks
1
2
3
4
5
6
OptiPlex business desktops
1
2
3
4
5
6
3) What types of activities will you perform on your Dell system with Linux factory installed? (Rank order: 1=highest, if not using for specific listed purpose, leave blank)
Basic productivity
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Email
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Web browsing
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Photo editing and management
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Gaming
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Music
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Video editing
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Software development
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Other
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Other Description
4) Which languages should we prioritize on?
English
Japanese
French
German
Spanish
Mandarin
Other
If 'Other' please specify
5) For a tested & validated Linux install, what type of software support would you require?
Existing community support structures for Linux that already exist with Dell participating more
Email and online support forums through Dell
Fee-based OS phone support
Other
If 'Other', please specify
6) Which Linux distribution should Dell prioritize on?
Commercial: Novell/SuSE Linux Desktop
Commercial: Red Hat Enterprise Desktop
Community Supported: Fedora
Community Supported: OpenSUSE
Community Supported: Ubuntu
Other
If 'Other', please specify
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