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Canonical wants to put Ubuntu Linux on tablets

Jun 11, 2010, 18:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edward Berridge)

"Speaking to Network World, Chris Kenyon, Canonical's vice president of OEM services, said the tablet OS will be a lightweight version of Linux with a simplified, touch-friendly user interface. He said that tablets with the Ubuntu tablet OS will appear at the beginning of next year.

"Canonical is hoping to step up its presence in the mobile space, but it might find itself having a tough time against other open source offerings like Google's Android and Chrome. It might also encounter tough competition from Palm's WebOS and Apple's Iphone OS."

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