Before being purchased by IBM, Red Hat was a public company, so we know in great detail about its financial results. Ubuntu‘s parent company, Canonical, its main Linux rival, however, is a private company, so we know far less about how much money it makes and how it generates its revenue. But, as Canonical moves to an Initial Public Offering (IPO), if you look hard enough, you can find clues about Canonical’s financials.
Inside Ubuntu’s financials
January 9, 2019