Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2006 17:59 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Mark Shuttleworth is the founder of Thawte, the first certification authority to sell public SSL certificates. After selling Thawte to Verisign, Mark moved on to training as an astronaut in Russia and visiting space. Once he got back he founded Ubuntu, the leading GNU/Linux distribution. He agreed on releasing a quick interview to Free Software Magazine." One of the more interesting quotes: "With Ubuntu, it's still too early to say we've been successful. My personal goal is to make the distro sustainable - then there will be a team that pays its own way and can focus on producing the best free software desktop on the planet without my interference!"
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netpython
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2005-07-06

"Man what a contrast with Mandrake 2006"

Next time try Mandriva 2006 or Mandriva cooker those exist in real life. Its always funny for me to read totally stupid people comment on things they know nothing about. ;-)


Perhaps my bad,i just think Mandrake was a good enough name to stick with.

-Mandi doesn't work in Mandriva 2006 free edition.
-You get the opportunity to change the overall system security that msec is going to take care of.But,there's no control button in control panel after reboot.Now i allways got the impression Mandrake (read:Mandriva) targeted ease of use.Is it a cheap free edition cutt-off or is it the prime to go CLI and play a little with msec from the terminal (not that msec is accessible from CLI)?

SUSE only recently did a 180 but thats after it whent banckrupt because of it closed and somewhat proprietary way and that IBM sold it to Novell. Its Novell who is good not SUSE.

Didn't Mandrake face bankruptcy?
Novell has better sales people,but the majority of the better hardcore developers are genuine SuSE.Not the wankers who left the ship when the weather was a bit more rough than usual.
I agree with you though,Novell does a very good managing job.

"as the one being held in LXF (Linux Format)."

Link to it or submit as a story if you really believe its better.


That would be illegal,there's something called copyright.
But feel free to order a past issue,here's the link:http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&f...

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hyper Member since:
2005-06-29

frenchman defending a french company in every possible way. how nice. do you work for them?

if i were you, i would use more gentle words, because right now your comments become useless after they get moderated down :]

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