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2019-07-10T12:01:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Ubuntu Linux?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

I do not pay a licensing fee for this operating system.

2021-12-08T11:19:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Ubuntu Linux is an open-source product. It's not expensive.

2021-12-06T18:40:32Z
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Top 20Real User

There are no costs associated with Ubuntu.

2021-12-01T17:42:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The main advantage of Unix is that it's free. Windows Unix and Ubuntu provide a free license and one need just pay for the hardware. Mac is costly. Ubuntu provides a cheaper and better option.

2021-11-19T01:47:59Z
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Top 5Real User

I'm aware of the paid services that they offer and provide technical support for, which are very good. Down the road, I will use some of them, specifically the service that automatically patches the central core of the operating system because it seems useful. Another service they used to have is a paid networking service. The services they offer are useful, but they depend on your particular situation and requirements. I would consider paying for them when a situation calls for them, but I don't need them right now. You don't need to pay for licensing.

2021-11-18T23:48:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is open-source. We don't have to pay in order to use it. I use it for personal use, and therefore it is free.

2021-10-22T16:15:31Z
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Top 5Real User

We are not using the licensed version of the solution, we are using the free version.

2021-10-20T19:58:55Z
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Top 5Real User

I'm using the non-supported version which is free.

2021-10-18T17:42:09Z
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Top 20Real User

We are using the free and open-sourced version of the solution.

2021-09-22T07:30:42Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is open source, so there is no licensing fee.

2021-08-30T12:41:58Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Ubuntu Linux is free, but you can pay for a supported version that is better.

2021-08-04T12:50:54Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Ubuntu is a free product. If I am not mistaken, you can purchase support contracts that are available from Ubuntu. You can always purchase Ubuntu, use it as often as you would like, and you can get enterprise support. Canonical has its licensing scheme, but I think the product is free to use. It has a GPL license, (General Public License). This license is always and will always be free to use. I am not familiar with the prices because I never had to contact Canonical for support and inquired about how much it would cost for their support. In general, you can always download their software and install it at any time for free and use it for free, according to the GPL license.

2021-08-02T17:16:11Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is open source, so no licensing costs.

2021-07-15T12:06:04Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is free to use. It doesn't cost us anything. It's great that we have access without having to worry about licensing fees.

2021-06-22T22:27:38Z
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Top 10Real User

I am a project manager. I am not a system administrator, I don't know about the cost.

2021-06-18T20:16:24Z
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Top 5Real User

It is open-source. We don't have to pay for its license.

2021-06-04T15:35:20Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There is not a license needed for the solution. You only have to pay for technical support.

2021-05-19T10:34:49Z
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Top 5Real User

I am using the free version of the solution.

2021-05-18T17:47:22Z
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Top 5Real User

It is open source.

2021-05-14T15:23:12Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are not buying any licenses at the moment.

2021-04-27T13:58:44Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It comes as free software, where there is an option for you to buy support licenses.

2021-04-07T14:39:31Z
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Top 5Real User

I don't need to pay for the license.

2021-03-23T11:05:49Z
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Top 5Real User

Ubuntu Linux is open-source and available to use free of charge.

2021-02-25T15:28:52Z
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Top 20Real User

I prefer to use an open-source license rather than proprietary licenses. Ubuntu is very well documented. It is also manageable and financially affordable.

2021-02-14T14:55:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Ubuntu is an open-source Linux operating system that can be used free of charge. Buyers can pay for services and support, but they do not have to pay for a license.

2021-01-23T17:40:46Z
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Top 5Real User

It is a free product.

2021-01-14T06:38:32Z
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Top 5Real User

It is open source, so it is free. There is no licensing fee.

2020-12-23T15:37:47Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution isn't really expensive at this time. So far the version we are using goes, it is being used on the virtual machine. That was a free download.

2020-12-11T13:14:54Z
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Top 20Real User

Ubuntu pricing is reasonable.

2020-11-26T13:52:16Z
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Top 5Real User

We haven't gone for a support subscription. Ubuntu is very reasonably priced for anyone looking to use it.

2020-10-21T04:34:02Z
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Top 10Reseller

It is not very expensive.

2020-09-08T09:09:59Z
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Top 10Real User

It's an open-source solution that can be used free of charge.

2020-08-04T07:26:17Z
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Top 5Real User

The pricing of the solution is pretty fair.

2020-07-15T07:11:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

All of them are free most of the time if you have good Linux admins.

2019-07-16T05:39:00Z
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Real User

I use the free version, so I don't have any license fees.

2019-07-10T12:01:00Z
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