How is Ubuntu funded? Ubuntu is funded through a portfolio of services provided by Canonical. It is a shared work between Canonical, other companies, and the thousands of volunteers who involve in its development.
What company owns Ubuntu? Canonical is the publisher of Ubuntu. Members of the Canonical team lead aspects of Ubuntu such as the kernel, default desktop, foundations, security, OpenStack, and Kubernetes.
How is Canonical funded? Today, he continues funding Canonical from his own fortune. Shuttleworth still isn’t issuing any ultimatums over profitability to Canonical employees.
Is Ubuntu a fork of Debian? Very simply, the Ubuntu project is not Debian, so it has no right to use the name. And using the name would weaken Debian’s own brand name. In addition, we like the “humanity” aspect of the name Ubuntu, so we chose that.