Ubuntu open to greater touch
May 14, 2010, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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."