Last week, Dell announced availability of a fully-tested and ready to go high performance laptop for open source developers running on Ubuntu 12.04LTS known as Project Sputnik. 

Product Announcement from Barton George, Dell Developer Advocate

The product known as the XPS 13 Laptop, Developer Edition contains the following features:

  • 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3517U
  • UBUNTU Linux 12.04
  • 13.3" HD 720-
  • 8 GB DDR2 SDRAM at 1600MHz
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • Intel HD 4000
  • 1 Year ProSupport with 1 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis
  • 2.99 lbs

For more information and purchase visit the product site.