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Ubuntu MATE’s Martin Wimpress Talks Raspberry Pi & FOSS

I don’t really care how people come to get involved in using Linux, it’s just important that people are attracted to the platform. I think that early on, the Raspberry Pi was obviously adopted by the makers who were probably already using Linux, but we then found another audience of people who had this cheap device that they could use to do things which were probably too expensive to do on traditional PC hardware and proprietary systems. The Raspberry Pi Foundation have also totally delivered on their commitment to serve the educational market, which you can really see over here in the U.K.