As Ubuntu cut back loads of ARM stuff in 9.10!!!
I had to switch to Debian on my Sheevaplug because Ubuntu dumped ARM support.
Ubuntu’s commercial sponsor Canonical revealed late yesterday that it has been working with Google on its Chrome OS platform since before Mountain View announced its game-changing plans in July this year. The firm’s OEM veep Chris Kenyon said in a blog post on Thursday that “Canonical is contributing engineering to Google …
I actually ran Google Chrome and it's not based on Ubuntu but openSUSE. But I still think Google selected some of the good parts of other distro's and put them together.
However I found the linux distro (Chrome OS) pretty disappointing. The least Google could have done is theme gnome, like solaris does.
Chrome OS = openSUSE + gnome + chrome browser