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Old 09-13-2014, 09:27 AM   #1
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Linux Mint profit


Based on what you learned from the linux mint web site, how do you think companies that provide linux make most of their profit?
 
Old 09-13-2014, 09:45 AM   #2
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You referring to http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2675 ?
 
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Old 09-13-2014, 10:41 AM   #4
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Based on what you learned from the linux mint web site, how do you think companies that provide linux make most of their profit?
Seems VERY much like a verbatim homework question....
 
Old 09-13-2014, 11:04 AM   #5
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Since Linux Mint is not produced by a company, who-ever set the homework doesn't know much about Linux!
 
Old 09-13-2014, 03:31 PM   #6
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"how do you think companies that provide linux make most of their profit?"

Two basic ways. One is to have some ad support and or donations.

The other is commercial support.

Mint is the former.
 
  


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