Shuttleworth buys into ImpiLinux

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Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth today announced his venture capital business HBD had made a "significant investment" and taken a majority stake in South African distribution ImpiLinux. Other investors include empowerment group Khuselo Investments.

ImpiLinux -- which previously developed its own distribution -- will now base its operating system on Ubuntu Linux. The company says it will move its many localisation and development efforts over to the Ubuntu Linux platform.

Impi will offer additional commercial functionality not available in Ubuntu...

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