A brief history of simplicity (or Ubuntu)

by oneafrikan on September 11, 2005

_ A brief history of simplicity

There were a series of beta copies of their distribution and alas, my inquisitive side got the better of me and I installed it on a Powerbook; itself, not a simple system get Linux onto. It worked. There was no fuss, there were no problems. As I used the system, GNOME (which I had switched to some time back, see this weblog entry for the meat about why) seemed to integrate seamlessly with everything before me. Everything looked alike, my devices were detected, and things simply felt, simple.

Interesting article on Ubuntu and where the Open Source community is going. I also hope it achieves every opportunity it promises…

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