Ubuntu TV Look in Action

“It’s an operating system and experience for your television,” said Canonical CEO Jane Silber. The company is hoping television manufacturers will adopt Ubuntu as a base for their own smart television sets. “We’re focusing on making the TV intuitive and usable again, with a single, elegant interface.”


The official ‘Ubuntu TV’ site lists a features to be found in the OS.

  • Easy integration of broadcast, online services and applications
  • Modern broadcast TV experience – search , watch, record and play
  • Millions of movies and TV shows streamed over the web on demand
  • Shared-screen experience with iOS, Android and Ubuntu devices
  • Pause on one device, resume on another
  • Ubuntu One integration
  • App framework

The code is available here