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Ubuntu MID Edition
Ubuntu Mobile
Ubuntu Moblie desktop interface
Company / developer Canonical Ltd.
OS family Ubuntu
Working state Developer's release
Source model Open source
Latest stable release 8.04.1 / 30-Jul-2008
Latest unstable release 9.10 Alpha 6 / 2009-09-17; 3 months ago
Available language(s) English
Supported platforms Intel Mobile Internet Device (Expected)
License Mainly the GNU GPL / Various others
Website www.ubuntu.com/products/mobile

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 interfaces. [1]

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Functionality

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.[2] Ubuntu Mobile Edition will only need a touchscreen device and a finger for navigation.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Ubuntu Netbook Remix is based on Ubuntu Mobile Edition and is designed specifically for netbooks.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Ubuntu MID Edition

In June 2008 Ubuntu MID Edition 8.04 was released.[9][10]

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