Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by vasa1, Nov 17, 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.
here another one
Separate names with a comma.