Sun Microsystems and Canonical have nearly completed work to certify that the Ubuntu version of Linux runs smoothly on Sun's x86 servers, sources familiar with the situation said.
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Ubuntu became the first version of Linux to be certified on Sun's UltraSparc T1 “Niagara”-based servers, joined later by Gentoo. About 5 percent of Ubuntu's support subscriptions are for Sparc systems, Canonical Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth has said.
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