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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RE: Comment by emilsedgh
by fepede on Tue 11th May 2010 15:28 UTC in reply to "Comment by emilsedgh"
fepede
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2005-11-14

I dont think o.
As far as i can say, Red Hat, Novel and Mandriva SA has never looked for 'World Domination'. They just want to sell more support.

It just hasnt been their target.

The only company who has invested to bring linux to mainstream is Ubuntu. Thats why it succeeded more than others on this.


Actually RedHat and Novell are doing the stuff (writing/testing code). Canonical (Ubuntu) is just making marketing. Their contribution to the stuff that matters is almost equals to 0.

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