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LKS: China to build standard OS around #Ubuntu: via @eetimes @canonical #linux @calxeda #ARM

China to build standard OS around Ubuntu Peter Clarke 3/22/2013 12:08 PM EDT LONDON – China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MII) has selected Ubuntu from British software company Canonical Ltd. as the basis for standard operating systems in China. Canonical is joining in with China Software and Integrated Chip Promotions Centre (CSIP) and the National University of Defense Technology (Changsha, China) to form the CNN Open Source Innovations Joint Lab in Beijing. The CCN Joint Lab will produce Ubuntu Kylin, with the first release expected in conjunction with Ubuntu 13.04 in April 2013. CSIP, which is a part of the MII, has selected Ubuntu to provide a flexible, open, widely-used and standardized operating system, Canonical said. The CNN Open Source Innovation Lab hosts engineers from each of the founding organizations who will work on China-focused versio...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/design/microcontroller-mcu/4410498...

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