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Thread: Ubuntu 9.04 To Run On ARM-based Netbooks

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    Default Ubuntu 9.04 To Run On ARM-based Netbooks

    Phoronix: Ubuntu 9.04 To Run On ARM-based Netbooks

    Canonical and ARM have jointly announced today that they are porting Ubuntu to the ARMv7 processor architecture in time for the release of Ubuntu 9.04 (the Jaunty Jackalope). Ubuntu is coming to the ARM platform for emerging netbooks and hybrid computers using this architecture. Supported by the ARMv7 architecture are ARM Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 processor-based systems...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=Njg1MA

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    I hear 9.04 should be a good release for the PlayStation 3 and PPC ports as well.

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    What exactly are they porting? Debian, a father and a mother to Ubuntu, fully supports ARM. http://www.debian.org/ports/arm/ Using an already supported platform is not porting, as far as I can see it.

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    Support and the news.

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    Wonder how long it will be before a netbook shows up running this using Nvidia Tegra hardware?

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