Hey Open source lovers, its party time! Ubuntu is into this game now. Canonical officially launches “Ubuntu on Tablets” – The Tablet version of the famous Open source Linux OS, Ubuntu.
Ubuntu has been an excellent Linux OS for PCs so far – With excellent UI, quick booting and shutting time - Ubuntu is being loved by many open source enthusiasts and it doesn’t want to leave their fans alone in the world of mobile computing. Having released the Ubuntu for Phones & Ubuntu for Androids – the Smartphone version of Ubuntu recently, Canonical breaks into Tablet market with its latest Ubuntu on Tablets OS.
Watch Ubuntu on Tablets explained by Mark Shuttleworth:
Ubuntu on Tablets comes with an excellent Home screen and you have a guest account too that can make you comfortable to share your tablet with your friends. Ubuntu on Tablets has more functions with a single swipe like bringing in your phone apps just with a swipe and you can scroll down just with your thumb and similar to Macbook, Ubuntu on Tablets allows several exciting gestures that can help you in switching your apps and this makes your multi-tasking easier.
Announcing the new Ubuntu on Tablets in their website, Canonical says,
With unique multitasking productivity, effortless navigation and defence-ready security, Ubuntu raises the bar on tablet design and sets a new standard for the post-PC era. Bright. Brilliant. Beautiful. And naturally neat.
Canonical’s Press Release also confirmed the arrival of Touch Developer preview of Ubuntu on Tablets for Nexus Devices this thursday ( 21st February 2013) and it can be downloaded from developer.ubuntu.com. Apart from being ope nsource, There is one more reason for developers to love this – Just create one app with Ubuntu SDK and it can run across phone, tablet, PC and TV.
Having flooded the tablet market with Android, Google’s gonna face a real battle with its open source counterpart “Ubuntu” and we expect a lot exciting to come up for us from this competition.[via Ubuntu.com]