Microsoft ships Virtual Machines additions for Linux -- Where's Ubuntu in the list

Conrad Knauer atheoi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 05:55:09 GMT 2007


On 11/1/07, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> 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)
>
> Lack of business *sales* share...  ;)

Ah!  Good point; they're not gratis distros.

CK



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