Originally Posted by EniGma1987
Microsoft has been pushing more and more into Linux the past couple of years, its quite possible Microsoft will buy Ubuntu and support it an an enterprise linux server OS. IBM and MS would be competing there. Microsoft knows they need some Linux support both to gain, and hold server marketshare.
This threatens Linux Mint.
If MS stays true to form, they'll buy Ubuntu and twist it into a linux component of a cross-platform One Windows™ model.
They'll develop linux versions of all their apps which will mysteriously work only on their distro.