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Linux.com: Mandrake Founder Discusses New Distro

Dec 11, 2006, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Gaël Duval already has a place in the history of free software as the creator of the Mandrake distribution and the co-founder of MandrakeSoft (now Mandriva). After being dismissed last March from Mandriva, Duval plans to make his mark a second time with Ulteo, a new distribution designed to simplify computing by taking administration out of users' hands. With the alpha version of Ulteo released this week after six months of secrecy, Duval talked to Linux.com about his plans.

"The idea for Ulteo comes from Duval's experiences over the last few years. 'As a software specialist,' he says, 'I'm very often called to help friends and family...'"

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