Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Linux Business

+ - Is Ubuntu selling out or growing up?->

Submitted by
AlexGr
AlexGr writes "Article by Jeff Gould in Interop News: Sometimes I wonder whether Ubuntu is really an open source software company any more. Yes, yes, I realize Ubuntu is not a company at all but a free Linux distribution, GPL'd and open source by definition. But still, the Ubuntu distro is sponsored by a traditional for profit company, The answer that has recently emerged to this question is, "yes and no." Yes, of course, because Ubuntu's web site promises that the distro "will always be free of charge, including enterprise releases and security updates." But Ubuntu the enterprise ecosystem — understood as the collection of desktops and servers running Ubuntu in a given organization — is not. http://www.interopnews.com/news/is-ubuntu-selling-out-or-growing-up.html"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Is Ubuntu selling out or growing up?

Comments Filter:

Real programmers don't write in BASIC. Actually, no programmers write in BASIC after reaching puberty.

Working...