"A six-month project involving 34 developers
worldwide--including six in Australia--culminated last night in the
release at a pub in Sydney of a preview of a new Linux
"The new distribution secured its name, 'Ubuntu Linux,' from a
Zulu word that essentially means 'a person is a person through
other persons,' release manager for the project sponsor, Isle of
Man-headquartered company Canonical, Jeff Waugh, told ZDNet
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