If the Ubuntu Linux distribution is a mainstream operating system, will it become so popular that it will become the operating system of choice for home theatre appliances and smart televisions as shown in the picture to the left? We can only hope. http://mobile.theverge.com/2012/1/9/2693228/ubuntu-tv-has-unity-inspired-ui-will-ship-on-televisions-by-end-of. The Ubuntu distribution is planned as a smart television operating system …