Canonical turns 20: Shaping the Ubuntu Linux world

Posted by TJ Easter II on Sunday, March 10. 2024 in Tech, Unix

https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-turns-20-shaping-the-ubuntu-linux-world/

Ubuntu's parent company - now powering millions of desktops, servers, and clouds - continues to seek the balance between delivering 'Linux for Human Beings' and embracing its responsibilities in the global tech market.

2004 was already an eventful year for Linux. As I reported at the time, SCO was trying to drive Linux out of business. Red Hat was abandoning Linux end-user fans for enterprise customers by closing down Red Hat Linux 9 and launching the business-friendly Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Oh, and South African tech millionaire and astronaut Mark Shuttleworth launched Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company.

Little did I -- or anyone else -- suspect that Canonical would become one of the world's major Linux companies.

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As a long-time Kubuntu user, I would like to wish Canonical a happy 20th birthday!
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