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

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 21:13:23 IST 2012


On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 8:57 PM, Mehul Ved <mehul.n.ved at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Just read that article. It is a very badly worded line. And you can
very well see that they've mentioned in the very next part as to what
I said. You should have read it.

-- 
With Regards,
Mehul Ved


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