Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th May 2010 13:48 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris If there's one Linux company that has seen lots of ups and downs it's the Paris-based Mandriva S.A. They have a great distribution, but as a company, they've always been on shaky grounds. First a rumour, now confirmed: the company has put itself up for sale - which, as the community points out, isn't necessarily a bad thing.
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Ubuntu killing Mandriva?
by spiderman on Tue 11th May 2010 14:36 UTC
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Is Ubuntu killing Mandriva?
Mandriva S.A. can't afford all the ship-it and advertising programs Mark can pay for.
It's a shame because Mandriva is more advanced than Ubuntu and contributes a lot to the kernel and KDE.
Ubuntu is more popular than Mandriva and can partner with hardware vendors more easily.
Money breeds money and kills products. It's sad.

Edited 2010-05-11 14:36 UTC

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