Kubuntu is a community developed and supported project. Since its launch in October 2004, Kubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users around the world.
Kubuntu will always be free to download, free to use and free to distribute to others. With these goals in mind, Kubuntu aims to be the most widely used Linux system, and is the centre of a global open source software ecosystem.
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Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Kubuntu, is a global organisation headquartered in Europe committed to the development, distribution and support of open source software products and communities.
Canonical staff and software have deep roots in the open source community and a proven track record of success in the commercial software industry. Team members include leaders from the KDE, Linux, Debian and Bazaar open source projects, helping Canonical to stay at the forefront of the rapidly changing open source software world.
Canonical currently sponsors the development of a number of important technology products. See sponsored projects for further details.