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Re: [News] Next Ubuntu Aims at the Enterprise

  • Subject: Re: [News] Next Ubuntu Aims at the Enterprise
  • From: William Poaster <willpoast@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 19:22:36 +0100
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It was on Wed, 26 Apr 2006 11:03:08 -0700 when Jim Richardson posted this:

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> On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 12:43:23 -0500,
>  flatfish+++ <flatfish@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 03:41:28 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>         Upcoming Ubuntu Linux to be enterprise-ready
>>> http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;366151104;fp;16;fpid;0
>> Get your wallets ready cause' it looks like Ubuntu is right on course to
>> pull a Suse/Redhat.
> Did you even read the article? it would appear not. If you had, you would
> have read this part.
> <quote>
> Are you similar to a mainstream commercial open-source vendor such as Red
> Hat?
> In a sense, but not completely. We believe software should be free to
> anyone. If you want to buy a support contract, it is there for you. There
> is no premium version that costs money.
> We're also happy for you to get support from someone besides us. We list
> companies on our site that provide that. We're up to 200 around the world.
> Some customers buy support just from that firm, others buy it -- but with
> escalation support from Canonical. That way, a local company will provide
> front-line support in the local language. But for really hard problems,
> they can escalate trouble tickets back up to us.
> </quote>
> you *can* buy support, if you wish, or you can simple download and use the
> software, free of charge.

flatso is also blowing bubbles again, as you can download OpenSuSE for

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