"Ubuntu has been a phenomenon in the desktop Linux niche. But
Canonical Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth, who founded the
project, has his eyes on the more lucrative server market.
"Despite abundant rivals, Ubuntu has risen to prominence within
the Linux niche, but that's just a means to an end. Canonical plans
to become profitable by 2008 by extracting revenue from the same
server market that Linux leaders Red Hat and Novell specialize