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Is April Still A Magic Month for Ubuntu?

Apr 04, 2012, 22:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by the VAR Guy)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"When it comes to Ubuntu, Canonical?s Linux distribution, most pundits keep close tabs on April and October. Like clockwork, Canonical always releases Ubuntu upgrades during those months. Indeed, Canonical is beta testing Ubuntu 12.04 (code-named Precise Pangolin) now and expects to ship the new Linux release on April 26. Ubuntu 12.04 is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, which means it may appeal to businesses. But is Canonical doing enough to catch on with corporations?

"Sure, The VAR Guy has asked that question many times over the years. Our resident blogger has been running Ubuntu on a Dell PC since mid-2007. He?s never experienced a system crash in all that time. But over the past five years, The VAR Guy expected Ubuntu to attract (A) more corporate IT software companies and (B) more hardware OEMs ? particularly PC and server makers."

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