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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?
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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?



On Friday 17 February 2006 08:58 am, Bob Scofield wrote:
> I've noticed from reading Distro Watch, and reading the LUGOD lists that 
> Ubuntu and Kubuntu are very popular.  I understand these to be Debian 
> offshoots.  Why are these so popular?  

This is a bit like asking why a restaurant that consistently has
good food, good service and reasonable prices is so popular.

Ubuntu (of which Kubuntu is a special case) is completely free, gets
regular updates, has a predictable release cycle, is easy to install
and maintain, and (despite my recent posting) is relatively trouble-
free.  Most other distributions have at least one major annoyance.

-- Rod
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