Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Oct 2012 22:37 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Donating to software projects - or, more accurately, open source projects. It's hardly new, it's hardly rare, and I'm sure most of us have donated at some point. That's probably why Canonical has opened Ubuntu up for donations - but with a twist.
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RE: Ubuntu.. nope
by the_wipet_biscuit on Thu 11th Oct 2012 13:40 UTC in reply to "Ubuntu.. nope"
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"- making people release software that compile only on ubuntu by default"

Which ones? And what does "compile by default" means? Almost nothing "compile by default" on anything.

"- making people release software that only works on ubuntu (incl. proprietary software)"

Which ones? And why would it not work on another distro with the same libraries installed?

"- making unity"

A lot of people are using Unity and liking it. Probably more than all the arch users put together (and I'm one of them).

You're forgetting Launchpad (which is pretty big), Upstart, the Software Store, etc... but the biggest achievement is releasing every six months the most popular Linux distro, the only one ables to make the "mainstream" news and attracts commercial softwares.

I'm not using Ubuntu, but I won't insult everyone who use it and work on it just because it's not made for me.

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