Canonical opens donations for Ubuntu, let's you put money for a mobile version
0. phoneArena posted on 10 Oct 2012, 11:41
As we all know, the general rule with open source software is that it is distributed for free. The idea being that the work the community puts into the platform will off-set money needed to pay workers. Of course, freely distributed doesn't mean it isn't a good idea to accept donations, which Canonical now does when you go to download Ubuntu...
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1. TarunV posted on 10 Oct 2012, 11:54 5 0
YEAH!!! Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE are my fave distros :)
Would love to Ubuntu on my phone!!
2. Bluesky02 posted on 10 Oct 2012, 14:05 1 0
I have been using lots of distros,
and finally i ended with Xubuntu 12.04, to me this is the best distro of 2012.
I think donating is worth. Developers need to pay their bills and keep the community alive along with updates support. So please donate.
3. MichaelHeller posted on 10 Oct 2012, 14:08 3 0
My fav is Gubuntu. Rumor has it Canonical will be shipping a pure GNOME Shell version of Ubuntu with 12.10. If that's true, I'll probably donate then.
4. Bluesky02 posted on 10 Oct 2012, 16:26 0 0
Yeah I heard about it. Ubuntu + Gnome = Gubuntu. It is a great alternative for unity. I hope Canonical will officially support it, as they've ditch financial support for Kubuntu.
5. pikapowerize (banned) posted on 10 Oct 2012, 18:47 0 0
i really love ubuntu! its very pretty! and the best part is that the latest ubuntu doesnt have the "touchscreen" interface like Win8 and Mac OSX mountain lion! really hate that the interface of win8 and mountain lion is not friendly to the mouse user!