, Это конечшно уже некропост, но ты, тормез. И читается оно вот так:
1. It's open source.
Everybody's doing it – from IBM to Google, Firefox to Wikipedia – some of today's best software is based on open-source technologies. Shared code, shared efforts, shared principles. No cost.
* What is open source?
2. It's managed and funded by Canonical.
Canonical is the number-one Ubuntu services provider. Companies can choose to receive expert training, support or consultancy for a fee that goes towards the continued development of Ubuntu.
* Canonical and Ubuntu