Google? Linux? Goobuntu? Balderdash!
Opinion: There have been too many reports of Google about to do Gigantic, Enormous Things. And then they don't. Or, rather they do, but only when it comes to their real business: search. (Linux-Watch)It wasnt long ago that we were all excited about the possibility that Google was going to get into the office suite software business. Then, the theory was that Sun and Google would get together and make OpenOffice.org the king of the world. Instead, we got "Google Toolbar as an option in its consumer downloads of the Java Runtime Environment." "Gag me with a spoon,"as Moon Unit Zappa used to say. This was not real news.
Then, there were the stories about a Google operating system. That turned out to be Google Pack. This was Googles most uninspiring software offer to date. If, of course, you dont count the stillborn Google Accelerator, which was, in a word, awful.