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A Linux start-up on the path to profits

Ubuntu has been a phenomenon in the desktop Linux niche. But Canonical Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth, who founded the project, has his eyes on the more lucrative server market.
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So it's open after that?
Yeah. The desktop is very important to us because there's this opportunity to create something new that hasn't existed before. But for us, it's been a way of establishing ourselves. Because other companies had to effectively abandon the desktop, there was an opportunity for us to do something exciting in Linux. If we'd come out with a sever product two years ago, it would have been very difficult to gain this traction that we have now.

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