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Why Canonical's commercial interests are good for Ubuntu

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Canonical, the Linux vendor behind Ubuntu, is facing growing criticisms about turning its back on the free and open source software (FOSS) community. Critics claim that Canonical is bowing to commercial interests. But is it truly a problem for customers or the Linux community at large? I don't think so.

Canonical's rise and fall from grace in the eyes of FOSS users
Bruce Byfield writes about Canonical's rise and fall in the eyes of the Debian and Linux community:

Byfield documents several examples of Canonical replacing packages or using internally developed packages in Ubuntu to better align with Canonical's road map and product plans.

Commercial products require planning, tracking, and adjustments
It appears much of the angst toward Canonical can be traced back to a blog post from Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth in December 2006. In a post describing challenges that Linux must overcome to win the desktop, Shuttleworth wrote:

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