On 28/11/13 13:34, Scott Robbins wrote: > On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 01:19:08PM +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote: >> On 11/28/2013 07:29 AM, Fabrizio Di Carlo wrote: >>> Dell XPS 13 has the advantage to be in the market with a special version of >>> Ubuntu made for engineers, called project Sputnik >>> >> ... and is sold at a higher price than the exact same model that sells >> with Windows preloaded. Go Figure. > > I remember when Dell first sold Ubuntu loaded laptops. At that time, it > seemed that reason the Linux ones were more expensive was because they had > slightly different specs, such as an Intel wireless card, which was working > with Linux, whereas the Windows machines would have a Broadcom card, which, > at the time, was often problematic. > > The same is still true. Making sure one chooses an Intel wireless chipset would be high on my list of priorities if you plan to use wireless on Linux.