Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Nov 2010 19:15 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Finally. Finally the leader of a major distribution who has the guts to stand up and say what a lot of people have known for a long time, but didn't dare to say because it usually leads to a storm of criticism. Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Ubuntu will be moving away from X.org, opting to go with Wayland instead.
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RE[7]: programmer
by tuma324 on Sat 6th Nov 2010 21:21 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: programmer"
tuma324
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2010-04-09

"Let see of things will work out for Ubuntu. And don't forget, Linux is only a kernel, so there are a lot of distros choices out there.


There's more behind the curtain. I don't think Linux is just a kernel. The linux kernel can survive without a distro, whereas a distro can't survive without the linux kernel. So I don't think it's right for distros to remove the Linux word from their brand.
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Where did it all begin?

Linux was already established as an enterprise server platform in 2004. But free software was still not a part of everyday life for most computer users. That's why Mark Shuttleworth gathered a small team of developers from one of the most established Linux projects – Debian - and set out to create an easy-to-use Linux desktop, Ubuntu.

The vision for Ubuntu is part social and part economic: free software, available free of charge to everybody on the same terms, and funded through a portfolio of services provided by Canonical.


http://www.ubuntu.com/project/about-ubuntu

Isn't that enough? Do you also bitch at Android, etc? Sheesh.

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