"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...'"