Ubuntu Wants to ‘Bring the Sexy Back’ to Netbooks (Specifically ARM-based Netbooks)

Ubuntu Netbook Edition ARM Reference DesignAttached here is a demo of Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.07 for ARM processors running on a 1Ghz Freescale i.MX51 Pegatron netbook reference design. UNE 10.07 (releasing this July) will support Cortex-A8, multi-core A9 processors and will take full advantage of ARM's multimedia processing and power efficiencies. UNE — though not mentioned in the video here — will [...]

Freescale’s Sub-$200 Tablets to Be Compatible with Linux, Chromium OS, Android

Freescale Tablet Demo at MWC 2010Attached here is a video from Mobile World Congress 2010 with Freescale's product manager of software development explaining that Freescale's sub-$200 ARM (i.MX51 Cortex-A8) tablets will be compatible with just about any Linux distribution that supports ARM processors like Ubuntu, Chromium OS, and Android. And not only that... Freescale's tablets are able to play Flash [...]