Lenovo recently announced that it will start selling more laptops and PCs with Ubuntu and Red Hat pre-installed in an attempt to provide more options to its buyers.
"While many users prefer to customize their own machines - buying hardware without an operating system or wiping the existing system on the purchased hardware from scratch, and then installing Linux - this can interfere with the performance or compatibility of the equipment.”Lenovo mentions.
"Now that more and more users are using Linux in business or at home, the demand for a system that works out of the box has grown."
The entire ThinkStation and Thinkpad p series will be certified for Red Hat Enterprise and Ubuntu LTS, the company ensures that with this process it is checked that everything is officially tested and verified. "
Of course, there are other benefits, Lenovo explains that even after purchase the devices will receive compatibility and stability improvements.
Additionally, the manufacturer mentions that there will be setup guides, full web support and dedicated Linux forums that will help buyers of Linux devices.
"By certifying our entire portfolio of ThinkStation and ThinkPad, we are prioritizing the needs of our end users and helping them receive the best experience."
The company says the first Linux PCs will be available this month and the catalog will expand in the summer.