Memo to Mark Shuttleworth: Don't Settle for Ubuntu Linux Desktops
Dear Mark: You’ve made Ubuntu the most popular Linux distribution on desktops. You’ve established a footprint on notebooks and netbooks. But a lot of people wonder why you’re marching Canonical — and Ubuntu — in new directions like the server. Don’t listen to your critics. Keep marching upward. Here’s why.
Software companies die when they start to rely on a single cash cow or one big hit product. Consider the evidence: