People Behind Debian: Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu�s founder

“I probably don’t have to present Mark Shuttleworth… he
was already a Debian developer when he became millionaire after
having sold Thawte to Verisign in 1999. Then in 2002 he became the
first African (and first Debian developer) in space. 2 years later,
he found another grandiose project to pursue: bring the Microsoft
monopoly to an end with a new alternative operating system named

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