An interview with Shuttleworth

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  1. vasa1

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    Ubuntu brings those two worlds together, into one whole, with a commercial-grade release (inheriting the goodness of Debian) that is freely available but also backed by an institution.

    And thats why I left other distros for Ubuntu permanently and spread it as well.
     
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    That interview casts a totally different light on my understanding of Mark Shuttleworth than the one I held before. He's more progressive, modern, and younger than I expected. I imagined him as much older. He appears to be very intelligent, versed in the workings of the operating system, and a fine fellow. Very nice.

    Later...
     
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    vasa1 always manages to find interesting articles :)
    M. Shuttleworth is well known by all here in S. Africa where he hails from. Used to live not too far from me.
    Here a small list of some other S. African inventions.

    http://www.mediaclubsouthafrica.com...uth-african-inventions&catid=38:innovation_bg

    The oil from coal invention was not really South African. All the technology came from the
    German company Fischer Tropsch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fischer–Tropsch_process
    Sasol just perfected it.

    Sorry, mods can delete as off topic, but thought it might be of interest.
    Wonder if I am the only one from S. Africa here on Unix forums. :rolleyes:
     
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