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Mark Shuttleworth: Our Goal Is 200 Million Ubuntu Users In 4 Years

May 10, 2011, 12:07 (18 Talkback[s])

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"Going from 12 million to 200 million in a span of four years means that Ubuntu cannot be content with just being the most popular Linux distribution. Canonical have to get Ubuntu out there and noticed by the majority of the people who uses Mac and Windows and make them switch side.

"The idea of freedom and open-source is clearly not enough to make users switch over to Linux from Windows and Mac. Polished and useful software that takes care of user experience is what will draw users. That will mean development with users in mind - something that Canonical has been doing with Ubuntu."

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