Google Working On Goobuntu Linux Project, Fuels New OS Rumors

The Register is reporting in

Google at work on desktop Linux
that Google has confirmed it is working on a
desktop Linux project called "Goobuntu." What exactly is the project? No further
details have been released. Since Ubuntu is
a Linux operating system release, speculation is that this might be a Google
play for releasing its own computer operating system. Or, it could be something
used by engineers internally, The Register suggests. For related coverage, see
this thread at
Memeorandum.

Postscript:
Google denies
plans to distribute OS based on Ubuntu
from Ars Technica covers more on how
this is an internal Linux OS used by Google and which the company says it has no
plans to distribute to the public.

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