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ZDNet: The Ubuntu Foundation and Debian

Jul 13, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"As a happy Ubuntu user, I was pleased last week when I received a note announcing the Ubuntu Foundation. The Ubuntu Foundation was created to fund development of Ubuntu and to separate Ubuntu development from Canonical, which supports Ubuntu and open source software. Mark Shuttleworth has put $10 million into the Foundation, to help it get on its feet. The Ubuntu Foundation has also announced that the 6.04 version--due in April 2006--will be supported for three years on the desktop and five years on the server. This kind of predictability and long-term roadmap is exactly what's needed..."

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