Exclusive Interview: Ubuntu Is The Number 1 Desktop OS
Nov 30, 2010, 15:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ubuntu, the Canonical-sponsored operating system is gaining new
grounds – in both enterprise and consumer segments. The
Company now has new challenges -- the challenges which develop as a
company grows. We talked to Prakash Advani, Partner Manager -
Central Asia at Canonical, to understand how Canonical is preparing
Ubuntu for the future.
"What are the challenges? Is Canonical planning to enter the
hardware business and offer an Apple-like solution, fully optimized
hardware for the OS? Has Ubuntu missed the tablet bus as Android,
despite being not prepared for this form-factor has seen great
adoption? What is Canonical's stand on Apple using Canonical's
brand Launchpad? Will we see professional film-editing software on
Ubuntu? Will you be playing the Call of Duty on Ubuntu any soon?
There are many such questions buzzing every Ubuntu user. If you
want to find out the answers, read on...
"Swapnil: When we look at Ubuntu, are we looking at a business
or a consumer OS?"