More Hints and Speculation on "Goobuntu"
Feb 01, 2006, 03:15 (4 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
TechWeb: Google Confirms Using Ubuntu Linux, Won't Say Why
"A Google spokeswoman confirmed that the company uses Ubuntu
technology, but declined to say what for.
"'We utilize the Ubuntu technology for internal use, but have no
plans to distribute it outside of the company,' the spokeswoman
said. She also denied the company was using the name 'Goobunto'
internally for the software, saying, 'It's just an internal
WebProNews: Google In Denial Over Desktop OS
"All the frantic baying and howling over the Google Desktop OS
would go away if the company would do one thing: port its
applications to Linux. Goobuntu would become a reality, only it
would be released from the Ubuntu side of the process instead of
Google's. Applications from Google would be included as part of the