5 years later, 5 ways that Ubuntu has made Linux more human
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"Canonical announced the very first release of the Ubuntu Linux
distribution on October 20, 2004. Five years later, Ubuntu is the
star of the Linux desktop and has achieved a level of popularity
and mindshare that is unprecedented among the various flavors of
the open source operating system.
"This ascent to stardom and growing mainstream relevance were
driven by a confluence of important technical and philosophical
characteristics that differentiate the Ubuntu experience. In honor
of Ubuntu's fifth anniversary, we are going to look at five ways
that Ubuntu has made the Linux platform more human.
"1. The Ubuntu Code of Conduct
"The Ubuntu Linux distribution is named after an African
philosophical principle which holds that the betterment of the
individual and community are interconnected."