Canonical pulls the plug on Kubuntu

richard terry rterry at pacific.net.au
Tue Feb 7 21:10:11 UTC 2012


On Wednesday 08 February 2012 06:37:26 gene heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday, February 07, 2012 02:36:24 PM Basil Chupin did opine:
> > Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> >
> >
> > Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will no longer be
> > funding my work on Kubuntu after 12.04. Canonical wants to treat
> > Kubuntu in the same way as the other community flavors such as
> > Edubuntu, Lubuntu, and Xubuntu, and support the projects with
> > infrastructure. This is a big challenge to Kubuntu of course and KDE
> > as well.
> >
> >
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/479710/
> 
> That is about a 10-33 Tor vacuum.  IOW, it sucks.  Sorry Jonathon.
> 
> Cheers, Gene
> 
I suspect there are zillions more users of kubuntu than register and who don't 
post to this forum like myself.

I've got it on 2 laptops, 6 other pc's, I'vce stacks of friends who have it 
running at home on a machine along side their windows boxes.

Great pity if it didn't continue.

richard




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