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Canonical Will Make an Ubuntu Filesystem for Embedded Devices

May 11, 2012, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Canonical announced at UDS (Ubuntu Developer Summit) that they plan to create a truly embedded rootfs builder, in order to make an absolute minimal filesystem to make Ubuntu run on hardware with extremely limited diskspace.

"While Ubuntu runs fine on low spec hardware, the minimal system requirements are still pretty high. Ubuntu will not run on truly embedded hardware, the smallest Ubuntu root filesystem in the form of ubuntu-core still uses more than 100MB diskspace when unpacked."

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