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Shuttleworth: Don't Give Up the Linux Desktop

Sep 25, 2009, 00:04 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

""We definitely shouldn't give up the desktop," Shuttleworth said. "This is one of the most exciting years for the desktop in living memory."

"Shuttleworth added that the Intel-led Moblin effort and Google's mobile Linux initiatives with Android and ChromeOS have generated considerable interest in Linux.

"Canonical-backed Ubuntu, for its part, has a Moblin-based netbook remix.

"While the interest is there, Shuttleworth noted that some key areas need to be improved about the way Linux is developed and presented to users."

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