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Ubuntu Myopia Continues Among Users

Dec 20, 2010, 18:04 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Go ahead and try a Google search for "Linux" in the news feeds. In fact, try looking up "Linux" in any news search engine and see what you come up with.

"Notice a pattern yet? For some reason that seems to escape most people, Ubuntu "owns" the Linux headlines with very few exceptions. Obviously Chrome OS and Android are in the top news headlines as well, however generally it's Ubuntu that shows up as most popular in open source news these days.

"This trend is even more severe among blogs and forum sites. Clearly the Ubuntu way of offering Linux to the masses has caught on to such a degree that it's amazing when new users even realize other distributions exist."

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