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Update: Google at Work on Desktop Linux? Not So Fast...

Jan 31, 2006, 20:14 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben King)

The Register: Google at Work on Desktop Linux

"Google is preparing its own distribution of Linux for the desktop, in a possible bid to take on Microsoft in its core business--desktop software.

"A version of the increasingly popular Ubuntu desktop Linux distribution, based on Debian and the Gnome desktop, it is known internally as 'Goobuntu...'"

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Linux-Watch: Google? Linux? Goobuntu? Balderdash!

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"According to the report, it will be a 'Ubuntu desktop Linux distribution, based on Debian and the Gnome desktop, it is known internally as 'Goobuntu.'' King goes on to state, 'Google has confirmed it is working on a desktop linux project.'

"I wish I could buy this report, but I can't..."

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