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Behind Ubuntu

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Have you ever wondered who the people behind Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu are and what they do? Or what they are like? You may have read emails from them on the mailing lists or talked to them on IRC. Hopefully you will find the answers to those questions in these interviews.

Behind Ubuntu was inspired by the People Behind KDE series.

April Interview: Jonathan Riddell

IRC Nickname: Riddell
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Age: 23
Profession: Free Software Developer
Website: http://jriddell.org/
Blogs: http://jriddell.org/diary/, http://www.kdedevelopers.org/blog/57

Behind Ubuntu.

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