Remember Dell’s project Sputnik? For those who don’t, Dell’s project Sputnik aims at providing developers with Ubuntu based laptops. And the laptop being used is the XPS-13. Yes the ultrathin XPS laptop. Today dell has launched the XPS-13 with Ubuntu a.k.a XPS-13 Developers edition. Other than the pre-installed Ubuntu build, it also comes with Sputnik’s open source tools like Profile Tool and Cloud Launcher, which are designed to help developers install and deploy their projects quickly and with efficiency. Hardware wise, one gets to choose from an i5 or 3.2GHz i7 ivy bridge CPUs,8GB of RAM, upto 256 SSD. It is priced at $1549, a bit more than the windows based XPS-13.