DesktopLinux: Can Ubuntu Jump from Community to Commercial?
May 21, 2006, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Anyone who follows Linux closely knows that Ubuntu is the most
popular community distribution. But, is that enough for Ubuntu to
make a go of it as a commercial business distribution? It looks
like we're going to get to find out.
"Canonical Ltd., Mark Shuttleworth's UK-based company, has never
made a secret of the fact that it has intended to support Ubuntu
both as a free of cost Linux and as a commercial venture..."