Ubuntu founder credits Android and iOS for reversing Microsoft’s dominance


Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has just crossed off one of the biggest goals of his operating system’s development: removing Microsoft’s dominance in the PC market. While it wasn’t Ubuntu that made the difference, Shuttleworth doesn’t seem to mind which OS ultimately changed the market. He’s citing iOS and Android as having solved the problem, which he listed as “Bug #1” in Ubuntu’s development logs back in 2004. The bug report was finally marked complete this Thursday with a note from Shuttleworth, “I think it’s important for us to recognize that the shift has taken place. So from Ubuntu’s perspective, this bug is now closed.”

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Leave a Comment