What is Ubuntu? --I can hear you all saying that it is a popular Linux distribution. What is the meaning of the word "Ubuntu"? --Some of you are probably Googling for it right now :-)
The first time I hear about Ubuntu Linux I also became curious about its name. I’ve read articles explaining where the name comes from and what is its real definition. But perhaps the most memorable explanation I’ve heard on the meaning of Ubuntu came from one of the greatest leaders of our time.
Here’s Nelson Mandela explaining what Ubuntu means: