“Computer giant Dell will start to sell PCs preinstalled with open source Linux operating systems, the firm has said.

Dell has not released details of which versions of Linux it will use or which computers it will run on, but promised an update in the coming weeks.

Big business and governments, particularly in the developing world, are also starting to exploit the flexibility of open source code.
The UK Cabinet Office recently evaluated the operating system and approved it as a viable alternative to proprietary systems.” BBC