Is Ubuntu becoming the generic Linux distro?

Scott (angrykeyboarder) geekboy at
Wed May 28 05:51:23 BST 2008

Indeed it is.

When you consider how many "howtos" there are out there that only mention 
Ubuntu (when in fact the howto will usually work on any Debian-based 
distro - or any Linux distro, period) you know Ubuntu has become generic.

Let's just hope that everyone doesn't forget it's Ubuntu Linux, and not 
just "Ubuntu". Ubuntu could become a genericized trademark, which is not 
good for Canonical.

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