The Register: "Two years ago, cosmonaut and Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth challenged open sourcers to turn the Linux desktop into a piece of art. Shuttleworth's Canonical has now launched Ubuntu 10.04, which goes a long way towards that Mactastic vision."
Beez Speaks: "The only conclusion I can draw is that the audience that Ubuntu attracts are not your usual 'computer-savvy' user who has no problem reinstalling something, switching distros or even forking a distribution. They obviously seem to want something that just works, which is not the product Mark Shuttleworth supplies."
LWN.net: "Mark Shuttleworth posts his thoughts about Linaro. Canonical will be working closely with the project, which has plans for six-month release cycles like Ubuntu. Linaro will also be using some Ubuntu infrastructure such as LaunchPad"