Thursday, 30 August 2012

The truth about Goobuntu: Google's in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux

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TechRepublic Member | August 30, 2012

The truth about Goobuntu: Google's in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux

For the first time, Google reveals some details about its desktop of choice: Ubuntu. Read more

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