Ubuntu Edge smartphone to get open source drivers




If Canonical manage to get the Ubuntu Edge smartphone, enough money through crowdfunding than the developer strives to provide all software, including drivers for the hardware of the phone, make a whole. Opensource

Canonical aims to raise to the Ubunu Edge smartphone enough money through IndieGoGo realize . The company has an ambitious target to retrieve. Using the crowdfunding platform $ 32 million At the time of writing, with 18 days to go, the counter stands at $ 8.1 million.

In an interview with InfoWorld late Canonical frontman Mark Shuttleworth Canonical know that strives to deliver.’s Edge smartphone exclusively with open source software The necessary drivers also, according to Shuttleworth be any. Opensource This would completely adaptable software for developers. Shuttleworth also indicates that the Edge not included third-party software will contain.

The big question is whether Canonical will manage to get to his smartphone next to the Unity environment of Ubuntu also be able to run Android. Timely enough money in Analysts doubt openly or Canonical is not too ambitious with his crowdfunding project, partly because despite a promising start no progress would sit in retrieving the needed dollars. Canonical has indicated that no Edge will be released if the IndieGoGo project not achieve the intended goal of $ 32 million.


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