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Ubuntu Mobile Internet Device Edition is an Ubuntu distribution planned
to run on the Intel
Mobile Internet Device platform, which will be x86 mobile computers based on the Intel Atom processor. It will use the GNOME framework Hildon as the basis for its GUI.
Equipment producers will be able to customize their
distributions, including options such as Flash, Java, or custom
According to Canonical, it will provide an uncompromised Web 2.0
experience: Web browsing, email, media, camera, VoIP, instant messaging, GPS,
blogging, digital TV, games, contacts, dates/calendar, simple
software updates will be available periodically. Ubuntu
Mobile Edition will only need a touchscreen device and a finger for
Ubuntu Netbook Remix is based on
Ubuntu Mobile Edition and is designed specifically for netbooks.
In June 2008 Ubuntu MID Edition 8.04 was released.