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Re: [tlug] Ubuntu Sinking?

Lyle, thank you for your post.

On 04/04/2014 01:40 AM, Lyle H Saxon wrote:
So what's happening at Ubuntu these days anyway.  There's the broken
Japanese input issue (I know - it works just fine after jumping
through some hoops, but you'd think the rocket science of having
Japanese text input actually working when you install in Japanese
would have been functional by now), and now I get this e-mail from

Further info (and comments) were published here:

My take is always the same. Linux desktop is too much of a niche for any business plan. Just ask Linus developing his code from his home sauna. Decade old discussion. Time passes and I always say in my family business; leave us alone with our desktop being 1.5% of running desktop computers.

But from their business stand point, it's hard to keep the boat afloat. They were asking for donations prior to your Ubuntu .ISO download.

On the other hand, v.14.04 will be the best yet. And I think will become "Windows XP" of Linux desktop.

Thank you.

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