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InfoWorld: Ubuntu Embraces Proprietary Software(?)

Feb 13, 2007, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Mark Shuttleworth has developed an exceptional Linux distribution, Ubuntu. Mark spends much of his time, however, deriding Red Hat, his biggest Linux competitor, for waxing proprietary.

"Funny, considering that it's Mark that is embracing proprietary software--true proprietary software, mind you--with his Linspire deal. eWeek is reporting that analysts love the deal, for all the reasons that Mark probably would prefer they didn't (or, at least, didn't talk about), given his sometime penchant for talking up free source..."

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