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Spawn of Ubuntu

Jun 12, 2008, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

[ Thanks to Bryan Richard for this link. ]

"It isn't enough just to create a great distribution these days; you also have to create a distribution that can spawn offspring to further that greatness. All the major distributions including Slackware, Red Hat, SUSE, Gentoo, and Debian have reproduced to the point where the children scarcely look like the parent. Now the children have grown up enough to begin procreating new and exciting distributions of their own for every whim and user type.

"Ubuntu Linux, based on Debian, is one of those prolific parents that produce new offspring on a regular basis. A few new Ubuntu-based distributions have converted from other distributions to join the ever-growing Ubuntu family. Some of Ubuntu's offspring have gone on to become multimedia moguls, foreign language speakers, Christians, Muslims, and security experts..."

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