Canonical Ubuntu Basis of National, Open Source OS for China

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Canonical, in concert with the Chinese government and local developers, is building an Ubuntu-based, open source operating system for China. China, with a population of some 1.3 billion people, is without doubt the mother lode of operating system markets in terms of number of potential users, with the potential to cascade a dramatic expansion in reach for Ubuntu and Linux. In other words, this could be big. The project is a co-venture between the China Software and Integrated Chip Promotions Center (CSIP), National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) and Canonical to develop a Linux-based (IT news)