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SALT
LAKE
CITY—Hewlett-Packard
will start shipping some of its notebook and desktop computers with SUSE Linux
Enterprise Desktop 10 preinstalled later this year.

“We are really excited by this deal because of the power that the HP distribution
channel brings, the reach they have and their commitment to interoperability. I
am very enthusiastic about what this relationship could bring,” Novell
CEO
Ron Hovsepian told eWEEK in an interview here at its BrainShare 2008
conference.

SLED 10 recently started shipping on Dell and Lenovo boxes, and the company said at the time
that it was looking for other OEM partners. “But the work on that front is not done,
and we will continue to try to get additional OEMs to prebundle SLED 10,” he
said.

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