The vendor is including built-in DVD playback capabilities in line with its other systems running Ubuntu 7.10.
The Ubuntu-powered Inspiron 1525 is currently only available for customers in the UK, France, Spain and Germany.
Dell claims to have based its latest Ubuntu-based products on feedback from more than 100,000 visitors on the company's IdeaStorm website, set up last year to canvas customer opinion on their preferred Linux-based laptop.
Dell took its first Ubuntu steps in the US last May when it preloaded the OS on two desktop systems and an Inspiron E1505n laptop.
Dell adds to Linux notebook range
By Guy Dixon on Feb 21, 2008 7:21AM