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I am planning on buying a dell XPS 13 or XPS 14.. but really confused in choosing one..

  • Will be installing Ubuntu along side windows (dual boot)
  • Main purpose - web & mobile app development

It seems XPS 13 ( only pre-installed Ubuntu - project sputnik) is Ubuntu certified and XPS 14 is not.

Which one, out of the 2 laptops has better Ubuntu compatibility and most apt for web development?
Any help will be appreciated.

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Since the xps 13 is preloaded with ubuntu and all hardware parts are working, I think the 13" model has the best compatibility today. The 13" is enough for web dev and has a 1080p Full HD Display.

I would recommend that you have an external (second) display for graphics work.

But Dell seems to have more models in work: http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/os-applications/f/4613/t/19494844.aspx

And I think to wait for haswell upgrade isnt bad at all.

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