Ubuntu going Commercial? No.
Hello. Recently I have heard a lot of talk online about the future of Ubuntu and how it will go commercial soon. I think this is a bunch of baloney. Here's why.
1. Ubuntu was specifically made to be free. Mark Shuttleworth wanted, when he was first making Ubuntu, to be able to have a free OS that is just as good and simple as anything that you would pay for.
2. All of those ads you see on Amazon and other sites are just meant for support for the Ubuntu team. They don't actually force you to pay. They're just asking for an offer. Same goes for the Ubuntu download pages.
3. Ubuntu uses ads to pay their workers to further develop the OS. Workers need a salary(Apple!). The workers don't want to go commercial; they are just asking for a little boost to help them along
Hopefully, there will never be a time when a Linux distro goes commercial.