Echoes of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona are still ringing and we return to Ubuntu and strategy multidevice , from an interview with ZDNet by Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, whose statements more Featured you can read below.
“ Makes about four years that we launched our vision-phones, tablets, PCs, TVs, and build a design team that understands the challenge “, Shuttleworth said. “ The result you see is really elegant. This [tablet version] is the missing link , the bridge between what we show six weeks ago and the PC. In a sense, we have been hiding. You can go back to 2009, see things that landed in the distro then and see now why these pieces have come together “.
As the corporate sector, Shuttleworth is very confident with Ubuntu for tablets, which it describes as “the first tablet truly safe to use for military, financial and medical “. On the security of Ubuntu for tablets highlights the full disk encryption , plus encryption separately for each system user . Also sees it as a more reliable option for BYOD phenomenon (using personal devices at work), especially at a time when “ malware on Android is a real problem and this is a much more clean “he says.
the question of when the market will see the first models of smartphone and tablet with Ubuntu, surprise, no specific dates or so: “I think phones in January, April tablets “, indicates Shuttleworth, speaking of January and April 2014 . “We have launched [system] for the four devices Nexus and the community is already working in some 20 ports, some for older devices “.
Finally, Shuttleworth is asked how many downloads have had the system “s é in the first six hours we reached the 75,000 downloads, which is fine ” replies. “ We have much work to do, but we have some great partners back and the team is very motivated. We have the opportunity to profoundly change the historical balance of Linux on the PC. Is to is better than Windows 8 as experience and that is not crazy, serious people in the industry are saying ‘that’s better than Windows 8′ [ in tablets], concludes.