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Ubuntu open to greater touch

May 14, 2010, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)

"You'll want to touch Ubuntu in personal places - like in your kitchen or in your car. At least that's what Canonical hopes, as it works on architectural changes and business deals to put the Linux distro on more embedded systems.

"But smartphones, the industry's current fixation, are out of the picture.

"Canonical is looking at Ubuntu for in-car systems, tablets, set-top-boxes, and what director of business development Chris Kenyon called "the digital home or something you carry around."

""We're not thinking about the phone base," Keynon said when he spoke to The Reg recently."

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