Aus der FAQ von Mark Shuttleworth zu Ubuntu:

Why do I do Ubuntu?

To fix bug #1 of course.

Und was ist Fehler Nummer 1?

Microsoft has a majority market share

Non-free software is holding back innovation in the IT industry, restricting access to IT to a small part of the world’s population and limiting the ability of software developers to reach their full potential, globally. This bug is widely evident in the PC industry.

Ein Mann mit einer Mission ;-)