In an attempt to get a foothold in the smartphone market which is already dominated by Google’s Android, Canonical Ltd is soon going to release its Ubuntu OS for smartphones. According to a Wall Street Journal report, smartphones running Ubuntu OS are on their way and will be available to customers in October this year.
Mark Shuttleworth, the founder and CEO of Canonical, said that app developers will get access to the OS later this month. Though the comapny has not made it clear that which all smartphones will be seen running the Ubuntu OS, but it has been made clear that application developers will get to play with the operating system on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus.
Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system for computing. CNET reports, the Ubuntu OS, which is being ready for small screens, will use the same drivers as Android smartphones; it will also be able to…

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