Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Dec 2012 23:12 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Perhaps most likely to raise some eyebrows is that Ubuntu 13.04 will let users purchase music or apps directly from the desktop Dash, without having to open a browser or a separate client." That's going to go down well.
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RE[2]: All who bash Ubuntu...
by Gestahlt on Wed 12th Dec 2012 15:19 UTC in reply to "RE: All who bash Ubuntu..."
Gestahlt
Member since:
2011-10-17

This has nothing to do with convienience and muddling you fool. CanĀ“t you read or just like to see your words?

I have no issues with criticism at all. In fact, i hate also this kind of promotion. But it is a common practice those days to earn your money by advertisements.

But:
You criticize Canonical for effort they paid in advance. They are TRYING to get money out of it, they are not forcing it on you (well.. okay this we can argue about. But my point here is: you CAN remove it).
All i see here is whining and bickering without thinking for their achievements and work.

Its not like they turned into Darth Vader now if you get my point.

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RE[3]: All who bash Ubuntu...
by r_a_trip on Wed 12th Dec 2012 16:07 in reply to "RE[2]: All who bash Ubuntu..."
r_a_trip Member since:
2005-07-06

The way they go about getting money now is sleazy. They better drum up some legitimate business or slip further into irrelevance.

I criticize because I still care. Once I go quiet, it is Canonical who?

One more thing:
But it is a common practice those days to earn your money by advertisements.

Yeah, that everybody is doing it (or trying to), doesn't make it an ok thing to do.

Edited 2012-12-12 16:11 UTC

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Yeah, that everybody is doing it (or trying to), doesn't make it an ok thing to do.


Why not?

You are free to ignore it.

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RE[4]: All who bash Ubuntu...
by zima on Sun 16th Dec 2012 13:52 in reply to "RE[3]: All who bash Ubuntu..."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

or slip further into irrelevance.
I criticize because I still care. Once I go quiet, it is Canonical who?

"Slip further into irrelevance"? One decent set of stats shows Ubuntu to be the only desktop Linux that really grows: http://stats.wikimedia.org/archive/squid_reports/2012-10/SquidRepor... (vs a year ago http://stats.wikimedia.org/archive/squid_reports/2011-10/SquidRepor... - all other notable desktop distros decreased in the same period)

Once you go quiet, hardly anybody will notice; Ubuntu will likely continue its rise.

Edited 2012-12-16 13:54 UTC

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