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Linux in Europe

Linux in Europe

Posted Mar 10, 2005 11:50 UTC (Thu) by eru (subscriber, #2753)
Parent article: Linux in Europe

Ubuntu Linux is another European project that has gained rapid momentum since its launch 6 months ago.

European? Wasn't it started by Mark Shuttleworth, who is South African. Even the name comes from an African language.

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Linux in Europe

Posted Mar 10, 2005 11:58 UTC (Thu) by ladislav (guest, #247) [Link]

You are right. But as far as I know, he has been living in London for a while now and his company, Canonical Limited, is registered in the Isle of Man. I would say that Ubuntu is more European than South African, except for the project's name, of course.

Linux in Europe

Posted Mar 10, 2005 18:34 UTC (Thu) by ewan (subscriber, #5533) [Link]

And aside from the tax haven registered office many of the developers
are British based.

Linux in Europe

Posted Mar 11, 2005 14:03 UTC (Fri) by jamesh (guest, #1159) [Link]

Many are Australian based too :)

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