Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 22:07 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu 12.10 will include advertisements for products on Amazon. It will look like this - if you search, product suggestions will pop up. This seems like a rather slippery slope to me, and I certainly wouldn't want this on my desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or anywhere else. On the web - fine, I'm on your site, not mine - but my desktop is mine, and mine alone. Not that it matters - open source, someone will disable them. Biggest concern: does this mean my search queries get sent across the web?
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RE[11]: It's just a lens
by JAlexoid on Tue 25th Sep 2012 07:41 UTC in reply to "RE[10]: It's just a lens"
JAlexoid
Member since:
2009-05-19

Regardless of how you spin it now, it fulfils the requirements in the original comment.

It's FOSS
It's desktop.
It's developed by people that spend 100% of their time on only that application.(Yes they are a group of people in that company, but they work on the desktop client 100%)

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RE[12]: It's just a lens
by moondevil on Tue 25th Sep 2012 09:34 in reply to "RE[11]: It's just a lens"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

You are the one trying to work around my comment, not me.

Your example is not a company that lives only from selling 100% desktop software based in open source software.

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RE[13]: It's just a lens
by JAlexoid on Thu 27th Sep 2012 10:58 in reply to "RE[12]: It's just a lens"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Oh... Now it has to sell it!

Moving goalposts - you're good at it!

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