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Ubuntu: 9 Priorities for Canonical's Incoming CEO

Dec 21, 2009, 22:02 (2 Talkback[s])


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"1. A New Community: Sure, Ubuntu has a strong open source community. And Shuttleworth will work to strengthen that community. But Silber needs to strengthen a different type of community — a Canonical business ecosystem that includes hardware and software partners, service providers, channel partners and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).

"2. Strengthen the Server Story: To date, Ubuntu is known mostly as a desktop and mobile operating system, with relatively strong market share in the netbook market. But Canonical recently launched its second annual Ubuntu Server Edition research effort. Meanwhile, Sun Microsystems offers some support of Ubuntu Server Edition — as do upstarts like System76 and ZaReason."

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