Linux Developer Alan Cox Leaves Intel, Slams Fedora 18

Alan Cox, the legendary British programmer and one of the most important figures on the Linux scene, has announced he is leaving the developer community and his job at Intel, citing “family reasons”.

Cox informed the public of his resignation on Google+ on Wednesday. Several days earlier, he blasted Fedora 18, managed by his former employer Red Hat, calling it “the worst Red Hat distro” he had ever seen. Cox said he would use the Ubuntu distribution as his main system instead.

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