7 reasons why Ubuntu is so successfulOct 15, 2007, 13:45 (16 Talkback[s])
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"When Ubuntu started itâ€™s â€œmarch to gloryâ€ there were three â€œbigâ€ distributions, SuSE, Mandriva, and Fedora. Debian and Slackware were popular but were not very appealling to newbies (Debian still had a text based installerâ€¦). All of the â€œbig threeâ€ were not at their best when Ubuntu came out and started gathering users."