Canonical pulls the plug on Kubuntu

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Feb 8 03:48:44 UTC 2012

On 08/02/12 14:26, Leslie Anne Chatterton wrote:
> Basil,
> As I understand it Canonical makes nothing from any of their distros 
> directly. Their income stream comes from selling support, mainly to 
> corporate users, although anyone can buy a package. We are simply the 
> alpha (for the truly adventurous), beta (for the curious) and final 
> release testers. In return for the dedicated few filing bug reports 
> the rest of us get a good product at an unbeatable price. MS must be 
> green with envy that Canonical doesn't have to pay people to test 
> their software!
> For reasons not made public Mark S. et al believe that Ubuntu is the 
> platform most acceptable to the big market so it gets the lion's share 
> of attention.

Thank you for your input and explanation which is greatly appreciated.

> Sent from my Motorola Xoom Android tablet

I am wondering: does this Android tablet of yours use Ubuntu or Kubuntu? 
Asking because this is the first time I am "hearing" about this Motorola 


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