Are you sick of ads comparing Macs and Windows-based personal computers? Do you try to convince friends and family that there are other choices out there? Are you an open-source evangelist? Take our quiz and find out how much you know about Linux and Ubuntu!
Who spearheaded the project to create the Ubuntu operating system?
What type of computer sparked Linus Torvalds' interest in computers when he was a kid?
Which operating system did Torvalds learn about in college that inspired him to make his own?
What operating system did Torvalds set out to improve before he decided to build Linux?
What is the GPL?
GNU Public License
Genera Project Limit
Global Processing List
What does open source mean?
Open-source software is free, meaning you can't charge anything for it.
Open-source software is platform agnostic, meaning it can run on any operating system.
Open-source software has freely available source code and allows for derived works.
What do we call the combination of the Linux kernel with the system and application programs that make up an entire operating system?
When did Ubuntu launch?
How frequently does Ubuntu update?
every six months
Which Linux distribution was the basis for Ubuntu?
Which company finances Ubuntu?
Which of the following is not true of Ubuntu?
You can load Ubuntu from a USB thumb drive or a CD.
You can retain your regular operating system and run Ubuntu at the same time.
You can run Ubuntu through your Web browser as an online operating system.
Which of the three below is an Ubuntu derivative?
Ubuntu releases have alliterative animal codenames. Which one was the codename for Ubuntu 8.10?
Where is the word Ubuntu from?
If Ubuntu is free, how does Canonical Ltd. make money?
Only the first year of use is free. After that you must pay to keep Ubuntu.
The company exists purely on private investment and venture capital.
The company provides professional support to Ubuntu users.
What is the name of the suite of productivity software preinstalled on Ubuntu?
What is the name for the desktop interface software in Ubuntu?
According to Web Technology Surveys, what percentage of Web servers were running Ubuntu as of February 2011?