Does Ubuntu have the “Guts” to beat Apple?

Posted by odat on Feb 19, 2009 2:59 PM EDT; By Ronnie Whisler
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Recently I've been thinking about the comments made a while back by Mark Shuttleworth that he wants to push the linux interface to be on par with Apple's Mac OS X. This statement made me relive an old thought that maybe the great Steve Jobs picked the wrong open source guts to put a proprietary GUI on.

Apples strategy was brilliant, take the benefits of an open source operating system and wrap Apples legendary, beautiful, ease of use proprietary GUI on top of it. But is being BSD based with a looters style license keeping it from obtaining the growth or popularity that GNU/Linux has and continues to enjoy since the license style is much more give and receive.

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