Ubuntu For Android Turns Your Smartphone Into A Real Computer

Ubuntu for Android

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced a project that will change Android phones forever (in a good way) in the very near future. Ubuntu for Android is a full-fledged version of the desktop operating system that can run on Android phones. Not as a hack or a fun project for the folks […]

Sorry, Canonical NOT working on Ubuntu for tablets

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Pulling Ubuntu back from the cutting edge, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has put the fire out on an earlier report claiming that his company was prepping a tablet-centric version of the Ubuntu operating sytem.   

Canonical working on Ubuntu for tablets

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Perhaps sensing a chance to get in on the lightweight tablet market before Google tools their own tablet-version of Android, Canonical has let slip that they could have a version of the free and popular Linux flavor Ubuntu ready for tablets early next year.   

Game-changer! Android apps on Ubuntu

Android apps on Ubuntu

Word out of Ars Technica is Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, is developing a method to run mobile-type Android apps on desktop-type Ubuntu, as well as other flavors of Linux. Sounds great for anyone with an Android phone and Linux PC, which is a pretty narrow sliver of the population, but I think the […]