"This question comes from a member of Free Culture at
Virginia Tech: Ubuntu is certainly a major step in the right
direction in terms of universal usability of Linux for the average
person's desktop/notebook. But the process isn't complete yet. Are
there any fundamental changes being considered to accelerate the
release of a perfectly intuitive, out-of-the-box Ubuntu that will
single-handedly dominate the world in the name of Free
"I think his premise is correct, that Linux has made leaps and
bounds. And it's not just Ubuntu--and Ubuntu certainly can't take
credit for all the progress thatâ€™s been made on
the usability front. But we certainly champion the idea.
"We genuinely believe that Linux can deliver what he's asking
for, and we want to be right in the front of the effort to help
make that happen. But there are lots of other groups, upstream
communities like GNOME and KDE, and other distributions, and all of
us are playing our part..."