Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, discusses his goals for the next major version of Ubuntu, codenamed Precise Pengolin, 4.12 LTS edition.

In late April 2012, Canonical should if all goes as planned launch Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pengolin, an LTS version (Long Time Support) who receive support extended to three years for desktops and servers for 5 years, against 18 months for standard editions.

Among the objectives that want to accomplish with Mark Shuttleworth Ubuntu 12.04, it comes to the support of the ARM architecture for the Server Edition, a first for this Linux distribution.A priori, only a few chips like ARM SoC (System-On-Chip) will however be compatible.

Critics have flourished following the adoption of the Unity interface but remains on Mark Shuttleworth's choice explaining that most of the work was done and it is now appropriate to focus on the details and strive to perfect the prixel- achieve a design more attractive and accurate particularly at the police developed internally using the right version to the right place (size and thickness).

Mark Shuttleworth says that Ubuntu is also the number one system for cloud computing. Ubuntu 4.12 has to offer the best cloud infrastructure as possible, with a focus on management and control software in both the public and private cloud and hybrid.