Ubuntu Linux heads to smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs article tells that Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, plans to take on Android, iOS and Windows on the smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. Their short term plans are to make Ubuntu 12.04, the next long term support (LTS) of their Linux distribution business ready. After that Canonical will be expanding its popular Linux desktop to all computing devices. Ubuntu’s Unity Linux desktop looks like a quite suitable candidate for tablet devices. Shuttleworth said that he expects a fully-baked and ready to go Ubuntu for all devices will appear in Ubuntu 14.04-April 2014.
There has been earlier trials on running Ubuntu on Mobile devices like Ubuntu Mobile Internet Device Edition. There has been also demos to run Ubuntu on different mobile devices. Ubuntu hits HTC’s Touch Pro2, is any Windows Mobile handset safe? (video) article gives a nice example video on that:
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