Ubuntu Developers Solicit ‘Lightweight Apps’

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http://www.thevarguy.com – There are applications — i.e., traditional desktop computer programs — and then there are apps — small, easily installable little tools that work as well on your phone as your PC. Traditionally, Ubuntu and Linux more generally have had plenty of the former but not so many the latter. But that’s something Ubuntu developers are hoping to change. Here’s how. There’s no formal distinction, of course, between a traditional application and an app. But the difference is kind of intuitive. And in a world where cross-device compatibility is increasingly important &#8 (IT news)