Microsoft ships Virtual Machines additions for Linux -- Where's Ubuntu in the list
atheoi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 05:53:21 GMT 2007
On 11/1/07, Tommy Trussell <tommy.trussell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/virtualserver/downloads/linuxguestsupport.mspx
> > > the following supported Linux Guest Operating Systems are all Red Hat and
> > > SuSE based. How come Ubuntu's not in the list?
> > Maybe for the same reason Fedora, openSUSE, Mandriva, etc. aren't
> > supported? (I'm guessing lack of business user share, or at least lack
> > of business user share as perceived by Microsoft)
> which distros paid the Microsoft "protection" fee to leave them alone?
Ooo! Ooo! I know the answer to this! ;-)
SUSE, Xandros, Linspire and Turbolinux.
BTW, I love Bruce Perens' quote:
"Here is Microsoft out collecting the losers in the Linux business"
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