The founder of Ubuntu: I do not think that with the Linux-desktop can earn

Mark Shuttleworth (Mark Shuttleworth), Ubuntu project founder and CEO of Canonical, is building its business around this popular Linux-distribution, made a rather unexpected for many application. On the question of whether it is possible to make money with Linux on the desktop, he replied: “I do not think anyone can make money with Linux-desktop.

Shuttleworth said even more: at Canonical always regarded as a desktop product with “zero income”. But then he explained his idea: “I’ve never seen a working idea of selling packaged and ready to use packages of free software. The only way to build a business around software - service.”

28 October 2008 | , , , canonical, company, founder, linux distribution, shuttleworth, ubuntu

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