"I Don't Think Anyone Can Make Money From the Linux Desktop"
Oct 27, 2008, 19:47 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Yes, that's right. The man behind what's almost
certainly the most popular Linux desktop doesn't think he, or
anyone else, can make money from the Linux desktop. Furthermore, he
never really has.
"In a press call about the October 30th arrival of the next
version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 8.10, Shuttleworth said that Canonical
has always seen the desktop as a "zero revenue" product.""