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Ubuntu In 2013: Mobile, Unity, Deep In The Cloud

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Published on 26 December 2012 06:33 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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With 2012 quickly coming to a close, Mark Shuttleworth wrote a blog post this morning about his views on Ubuntu Linux in 2013.

They key points from Ubuntu in 2013 blog post come down to:

- "It matters that we not exclude people from our audience" -- whether that means a simple end-user preferring Xfce to the Unity desktop or artists working on content creation atop Ubuntu.

- "It matters that we make a platform which can be USED by anybody."

- "Unity in 2013 will be all about mobile – bringing Ubuntu to phones and tablets."

- "We’ll push deeper into the cloud, making it even easier, faster and cost effective to scale out modern infrastructure on the cloud of your choice, or create clouds for your own consumption and commerce."

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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