Ubuntu’s commercial sponsor Canonical revealed late yesterday that it has been working with Google on its Chrome OS platform since before Mountain View announced its game-changing plans in July this year. The firm’s OEM veep Chris Kenyon said in a blog post on Thursday that “Canonical is contributing engineering to Google under …
As Ubuntu cut back loads of ARM stuff in 9.10!!!
I had to switch to Debian on my Sheevaplug because Ubuntu dumped ARM support.
Ubuntu ARM support
That's even more strange consdering Canonical have released Ubuntu for ARM netbooks, in fact you can download images from their mirrors. I dunno, maybe ARM is like MIPS with lots of different versions available.
captain obvious on...
Google, partner with Canonical and jointly improve and promote a real, quality OS like Ubuntu rather than play with stupid toy "cloud" OSs.
@ Peter Griffin
Heh heh heh, childhood obesity
Might the whole thing be merely irreverently irrelevant anyway?
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That's all I have to sahy, it took me half an hour to register, but it has to be said,
*ubuntu 9.10 user
I actually ran Google Chrome and it's not based on Ubuntu but openSUSE. But I still think Google selected some of the good parts of other distro's and put them together.
However I found the linux distro (Chrome OS) pretty disappointing. The least Google could have done is theme gnome, like solaris does.
Chrome OS = openSUSE + gnome + chrome browser
Shuttlesworth is smart
He made a billion off of thawte and he is going to make another when the chocolate factory finally buys Canonical. it is the quickest way for Google to pickup a development community and a huge distro.
Just wait and see