Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Apr 2009 14:28 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has struck back at claims made by Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc about Windows' success in netbooks compared to Linux. Most of the claims made by LeBlanc are refuted quite accurately by Canonical's Chris Kenyon in a blog post titled "Microsoft, FUD and the netbook market".
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Its Ubuntu GNU/Linux!
by xsun on Thu 9th Apr 2009 17:04 UTC
xsun
Member since:
2006-12-11

Come on lads, those guys who stand at 'administrative' positions on Canonical dosen't know anything about Free Software (Free as in freedom).

In any point of Canonical guy post he quotes the GNU/Linux operating system. It isn't a Linux distribution, is a GNU/Linux distribution. They use GRUB, bash, GCC and a thousand of other softwares from GNU and they still calling 'linux distribution'. You can forgive users, newspapers, television shows about using 'Linux Distribution' instead GNU/Linux distribution but not those who work directly with it.

'...Canonical, OEM Services' wtf?

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RE: Its Ubuntu GNU/Linux!
by Vanders on Thu 9th Apr 2009 17:20 in reply to "Its Ubuntu GNU/Linux!"
Vanders Member since:
2005-07-06

Not this stupid crap again. These days the amount of non-GNU software heavily outweighs the amount of GNU software in almost every Linux distribution or other Open Source operating system.

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RE[2]: Its Ubuntu GNU/Linux!
by lemur2 on Fri 10th Apr 2009 05:59 in reply to "RE: Its Ubuntu GNU/Linux!"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Not this stupid crap again. These days the amount of non-GNU software heavily outweighs the amount of GNU software in almost every Linux distribution or other Open Source operating system.


That may be the case, but it does not change the fact that GNU software is the largest amount from any one source by a long way.

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