Ubuntu Gets Some Love

June 17, 2011 No Comments

Blog by Katherine Noyes

Say “Linux” these days, and most people automatically think, “Ubuntu.”

Such is the level of mainstream awareness and success Canonical’s distribution has achieved, even as such goals have proven more elusive for other distributions.

Of course, it can’t be denied that the fact that mainstream users think *anything* when they hear the word “Linux” is a good thing — and an improvement over how things stood not so very long ago.

One could certainly say that Ubuntu has helped Linux in that respect, then. But what’s been its overall impact on the open source operating system?

That, in fact, was the topic of a recent post by none other than Carla Schroder over at LXer, and it’s created quite a discussion in the Linux blogosphere.

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