No one expected that Ubuntu would make so much news with their rise but when they have already got that, there is nothing to stop them (except for bugs of course). But bugs are really not that common for the people who uses Ubuntu because they are all treated by their doctors or contributors. Every 18 month they receive a new version of Ubuntu. This is all due to the contributors.
Now due to the contributors, we have a great rise for Dell and Ubuntu. Ubuntu Mini is created to have all the open-source programs in them and the operating system will as well be open-source. So what are we to expect???
We know that Windows was started in 1985's November as an addon to MS-DOS. It started out with basic programs such as Calculator, Calendar, Cardfile, Clipboard viewer, Clock, Control Panel, Notepad, Paint, Reversi, Terminal, and Write.
Now lets look at Ubuntu. It was started in 2004 and grown the popularity to the extreme that till this day in 2009, 8 more LTS versions have been taken.