Mark Shuttleworth and the Grand Linux Vision
Oct 27, 2008, 23:03 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Demand for USB images is huge, even more than LiveCDs. Users
are moving to LiveUSB distribution, both for hard drive installs
and running from a USB stick, which is a lot faster than a CD.
"He talked about something that goes against the conventional
wisdom for running Linux servers: that Ubuntu server admins want
new releases rather than old (and presumably stable and
well-tested) software, because they want the functionality in new
software. Especially power saving, as the cost per watt is a big
factor these days."