Nokia embraces Ubuntu OS

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| Nokia’s Internet Tablet devices are set to get a port of the Linux operating
| system Ubuntu, following the release of the latest ‘Hardy Heron’ v8.04 of
| Ubuntu this week.
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http://www.techradar.com/news/comput...ntu-os--330238

Ampro Debuts Ubuntu-Based Embedded Linux

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| Ampro Computers Inc. has introduced Ampro Embedded Linux to support the
| company’s line of board-level embedded computers. Derived from Ubuntu
| packages, an increasingly popular form of Linux, Ampro Embedded Linux is a
| free, open-source, reduced-footprint operating system. It is enhanced with
| device-oriented features such as its default touch-enabled Hildon graphical
| user interface (GUI) and other selected technologies from the Ubuntu Mobile &
| Embedded (UME) project.
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http://electronicdesign.com/Articles...rticleID=18854


Recent:

Why Ubuntu on ARM Could be a Rich Seam

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| ARM today announced that the total number of processors shipped by its
| Partners has exceeded ten billion.
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
|
| [...]
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| A Nokia-sponsored project is porting Ubuntu Linux to the ARM architecture.
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http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/20...rich-seam.html


Linux still top embedded OS

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| In a new whitepaper on Linux in the embedded market, VDC researchers cite the
| following reasons for Linux's popularity:
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| * * * Licensing cost advantages
| * * * Flexibility of source code access
| * * * General familiarity
| * * * Maturing ecosystem of applications and tools
| * * * Growing developer experience with Linux as an embedded OS
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4920597981.html