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Canonical Bringing Ubuntu to Android

Datamation - Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind Ubuntu, Linux is launching a new effort that will bring mobile phones and desktops together in a very different type of experience. The new "Ubuntu for Android" effort isn't about running Ubuntu Linux on an Android phone, it's about enabling a new type of converged device.

"Ubuntu for Android is a converged single device that gives a full Android smartphone experience as well as an Ubuntu desktop experience, when docked with a keyboard and monitor," Jane Silber, CEO of Canonical, told InternetNews.com. "We're working with handset manufacturers and mobile network operators to bring this to market."