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LXer 09-25-2008 04:11 PM

LXer: Can Ubuntu for Mobile Internet Devices Escape Google Android, iPhone Shadows?
 
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I applaud Canonical for pushing Ubuntu beyond the desktop. But I wonder: Can Ubuntu really gain traction on Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs)? Or put more bluntly: Does the world really need another mobile operating system to compete against Apple iPhone, Google Android, Windows Mobile and all the mobile Linuxes? I applaud Canonical for pushing Ubuntu beyond the desktop ó up onto servers, and down onto mobile devices. But Iím starting to wonder: Can Ubuntu really gain traction on Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs)? Or put more bluntly: Does the world really need another mobile device operating system? Frankly, I'm not sure.

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