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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?
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Re: [vox] Why Ubuntu, Kubuntu?

Only two more days until Jaunty comes out! My Dell Mini 9 with 8.04
works great. 

On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 09:51:24AM -0800, David Waetjen wrote:
>    Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Ubuntu (he initially donated like 10
>    million to get it started) is working hard to bring Open Source in
>    Africa (I believe he is South African).  He has helped get Africaans
>    and Xhosa translated for linux...  A rich bastard, but he spreads his
>    wealth and seems to work hard to make a difference.  [1]
>    http://www.markshuttleworth.com/
>    On 2/17/06, David Hummel <[2] dhml@comcast.net> wrote:
>      On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 08:58:21AM -0800, Bob Scofield wrote:
>      >
>      > I've noticed from reading Distro Watch, and reading the LUGOD
>      lists
>      > that Ubuntu and Kubuntu are very popular.  I understand these to
>      be
>      > Debian offshoots.  Why are these so popular?
>      Ease of installation primarily (the install kernel configuration
>      seems
>      to work on a wide variety of hardware).  And access to more recent
>      versions of software through the universe and multiverse
>      repositories.
>      _______________________________________________
>      vox mailing list
>      [3]vox@lists.lugod.org
>      [4]http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> References
>    1. http://www.markshuttleworth.com/
>    2. mailto:dhml@comcast.net
>    3. mailto:vox@lists.lugod.org
>    4. http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox

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