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Ubuntu Netbook Remix: A Detailed Explanation

Jun 09, 2008, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Mobily)

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"Lately, there has been a lot of noise about Ubuntu's Netbook Remix. In an unrelated (and definitely lucky) interview with The Guardian, Mark Shuttleworth hinted that Canonical were about to announce a version of Ubuntu for a new class of devices created by accident by Asus with the EeePc (talk about corporate luck…). Th buzz about this was monumental. But… what is Ubuntu Netbook Remix? Here is the answer…

"Ubuntu Remix is a bit of an odd project. It's very new, and things are likely to change very quickly--especially when we start seeing devices that use it natively. However, at the moment Netbook Remix is both a set of freely available packages, and an internal project at Canonical that aims at supporting sub-notebook OEMs directly..."

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