Canonical’s One Step Closer To The Desktop/Mobile Convergence, With The Release Of Ubuntu 13.10 And Ubuntu Touch

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Mark Shuttleworth’s master plan is to create a PC and mobile phone convergence. Yesterday, both Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu Touch have been released.

Canonical's One Step Closer To The Desktop/Mobile Convergence, With The Release Of Ubuntu 13.10 And Ubuntu Touch

The Ubuntu OS for mobile phones runs on both ARM phones and HP Moonshot ARM servers, which provide the functionalities of 32 bit processors. Ubuntu Touch has many apps that are not present on the desktop version yet, a newer Unity version, a brand new display server called Mir and others.

Canonical aims to achieve a full convergence between the desktop and mobile phone with Ubuntu 14.04, the next LTS version of Ubuntu. The main idea is to create a system running on a mobile device, which transforms into a decent computer if pluged in a mouse, a keyboard and a monitor.

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