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Shuttleworth defends Ubuntu's Linux contributions

Apr 04, 2012, 21:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


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"When you look at the top 20 list of who?s been contributing to Linux?s heart, you?ll find many familiar Linux names such as Novell (now SUSE), Red Hat, and The Linux Foundation. Who you won?t find is Canonical, Ubuntu Linux?s parent company.

In an e-mail, Shuttleworth explained to me that, ?Stabilizing and maintaining the kernel is very important to Ubuntu. We have 25 or more kernel engineers at Canonical, focused on device enablement from ARM through to Xeon, and QA [Quality Assurance].

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