If you cannot go in through the front door to retail sales establishments, go in through the back…
Ubuntu GNU/Linux is now ready to run on gadgets like the Motorola Atrix smart phone and work like a desktop when docked. I still don’t like the Unity interface on a desktop but there it is and a user may find advantage in having the same interface on smart phone as desktop.
see The Inquirer – MWC: Ubuntu for Android video demo, on Motorola Atrix
Here’s a video from Canonical:
, on HTC Sensation smart phone.
This technology is too cool, useful, and mobile to keep off retail shelves. It will justify the strategy of Canonical and open the door for GNU/Linux on desktops everywhere. A few million devices sold in 2012 will open the door for 2013 being a great year for GNU/Linux desktops. M$’s “8” will land in a hot zone with the competition ready for their feeble efforts.