It seems to be the current trend nowadays – make a device run an operating system that wasn’t meant to be there. Android on iPhone, MeeGo on Nexus S and now we have one more to add to the list – Ubuntu Linux on the NOOKcolor. If Android didn’t give you a good enough tablet experience and you want more from the NOOKcolor, Ubuntu might be the way to go. The folks over at xda-developers have managed to bring the world’s most popular distribution of Linux, onto the tablet from Barnes & Noble. As usual not everything is working perfectly, but from what we can see so far, it looks great. Expect bugs and hiccups to be fixed in future versions, but now you can say hello to running full-fledged Linux programs like GIMP and VLC on your tablet. Sounds awesome to me.