Canonical will announce Netbook Remix, its version of Ubuntu Linux tailored for mobile devices, in two weeks, Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth said.
"We're announcing it in the first week of June. It's called the Netbook Remix," Shuttleworth said in an interview with the Guardian. "We're working with Intel, which produces chips custom-made for this sector."
. In an April interview about the said the mobile version is sufficiently important that developing it is worth pushing back the company's move to profitability. The company has engineers working on-site at Intel, he added.
Ubuntu still has plenty of buzz, a remarkable feat given how many new versions of Linux have fallen by the wayside over the years. However, it's not all smooth sailing: the Ubuntu Live conference that had been scheduled for July has been canceled, though some content from the show is moving to the Open Source Convention.