[Ilugc] [ilguc] Ubuntu is not Linux- Is it true?

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 20:57:36 IST 2012


On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 9:42 AM, ARUN PALANIAPPAN
<arunpalaniappan.mek at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> In that book, it is mentioned that
> "*Contrary to common belief*:
> Linux is not a corporation
> •     Nobody owns Linux
> •  *   Ubuntu is not Linux*
>
> Till Date, I am of the opinion that Ubuntu is one among the Linux
> distributions.
> Is it wrong?


I haven't read the book but i am assuming, the author meant there to
highlight that Linux is just the kernel, and the distribution is far
more than just the kernel. Ubuntu does run on Linux kernel as can be
verified using the uname
$ uname -s
Linux


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