Mandrake Founder Rolls Out Debian-Based Distro
Fired from his own company, Gaël Duval, is back with the first alpha release of a new Debian/Ubuntu distribution.Gaël Duval, founder and former developer of Mandrake (now Mandriva) Linux, has introduced the first test release of a new distribution derived from Debian and Ubuntu. Ulteo Linux sports a 2.6.15 kernel and KDE 3.5.2 desktop, and aims to introduce revolutionary concepts in managing and updating an operating system and applications. "Here is the first public version of Ulteo," the France-based Duval said in the release notes. "Its code name is Sirius, because we want to make it a star."
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