Interview with Ubuntu creator

cpilive.net has an interview with Mark Shuttleworth, the creator of Ubuntu. They are talking about what motivated him to invest in Free Software and why he is so passionate about it.

…   found myself just enthralled by the breadth and depth of the tools that were available from Linux, even in those very early days. It’s like going from living in the desert to walking into an all-you-can-eat buffet. …

..   The key was Linux. It was Linux that let me connect to the Net so I could start soaking up this knowledge. It was Linux that let me put servers down in a company with an employee count of one, and to have servers in three countries and administer them all remotely over slow dial-up lines. You could only do that with Linux. …

Source: lwn.net

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