Dell has launched a new laptop that comes with Linux. Itís pretty cheap too at Ä759 (£510), which will get you a Latitude 110L model with a 15-inch screen, DVD drive, Wi-Fi capabilities and between 256MB and 1,280MB RAM. The OS is Mandriva Linux Limited Edition 2005. Targeted at French students, the laptop by purchased with a low rate loan if you are a student.

The laptop is "one of the most affordable notebooks available in developed countries", Mandriva claimed in a statement. GaŽl Duval, the co-founder of Mandriva, said on Monday that he hopes the laptop will be available in other countries at a later date.