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Tuesday, July 11, 2006


Well, the latest news indicate that Google has confirmed that they are developing a linux distribution based on (my favorite) Ubuntu Linux. The distribution is said to be named Goobuntu. But at the same time, Mark Shuttleworth (the founder of Canonical and the person behind Ubuntu) has denied this news.

What's not clear at the moment is whether Google is coming into the desktop space through this distro or whether it's merely for internal use and development. We'll just need to wait to find out more about the credibility of this news. Whatever may be the intended use, if Google is indeed developing a distro based on Ubuntu, Ubuntu development will surely gain from this.

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Marc said...

My guess is that this is an internal-only distribution.


Shalin Shekhar Mangar said...

Maybe but we can't be sure unless we recieve an official word on this.

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