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Old 04-12-2007, 01:46 PM   #1
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LXer: Ubuntu plans new ultra-free version


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Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth says the Ubuntu developer team is planning a new ultra-free flavour of Ubuntu that is planned for release alongside Ubuntu version 7.10 - codenamed Gutsy Gibbon - later this year.

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Old 04-12-2007, 01:53 PM   #2
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Looks like the Debian background of Ubuntu developers is forcing Shuttleworth's hand to some degree. I think the only thing stopping Ubuntu from sticking every proprietary piece possible in the default installation is a certain rebellion on the part of the best developers.

This way Ubuntu can keep those people happy working on the free version. Shuttleworth, as a former DD himself shopuld understand what it takes to get along with them.
 
  


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