Ubuntu and Founder Mark Shuttleworth Win New Awards

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Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards at last week's Linux World Expo in Frankfurt, Germany.

The award for Outstanding Contribution to Linux / Open Source was given to Mark Shuttleworth in recognition of his commitment to the development and acceptability of Free and Open Source Software. With projects such as the Shuttleworth Foundation, the Go Open Source campaign, and the establishment of Canonical to provide commercial support for Ubuntu, Mark has shown that Open Source can be a change for the better in all areas of PC usage, in developed and developing countries, and, in particular, schools and colleges across the world.

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