Wow! Reading some rationales for Canonical’s shift to Unity, I found this gem in an article in Thinq:
“other [Linux] distributions are not as focused on bringing a free desktop to market”
Also revealed, Ubuntu does not intend to port to ARM nor to tablets…
They must have tried to change speed or direction on an icy road. They are in the ditch. As the world of IT becomes more diverse, they want to specialize in an area of zero growth, the old-fashioned desktop.
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