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I am new to Ubuntu and looking for a suitable Laptop to run it. Could anyone give me his/her experience with a

  • Dell Latitude 6430u Intel Core i3 256 SSD and Ubuntu 12.04? I would like to run it in dual boot mode with Windows 7.

  • Dell XPS 13 256 SSD? I have not found an Ubuntu release for this model, but Dell offers a version with pre-installed 12.04. Can I install Windows 7 alongside?

Any recommendations for another model? Thank you, Nils

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The Dell Latitude 6430u is certified to work with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, but it has a few notes you should read about things that might not work. The Dell XPS 13 256 SSD is also certified for Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. If you want to install Windows 7 along side an Ubuntu installation you will want to follow these directions.

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