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Submission + - IBM's Answer to Windows 7? Ubuntu Linux (internetnews.com)

An anonymous reader writes: It looks like IBM isn't much of a friend of Microsoft's anymore. Today IBM announced an extension of its Microsoft-Free PC effort together with Canonical Ubuntu Linux. This is the same thing that was announced a few weeks back for Africa, and now it's available in the U.S. The big push is that IBM claims it will cost up to $2,000 for a business to move to Windows 7. They argue that moving to Linux is cheaper.
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IBM's Answer to Windows 7? Ubuntu Linux

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