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Mark Shuttleworth considering Canonical IPO

VANCOUVER — In an interview at OpenStack Summit, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he’s considering an IPO for his privately held business.

Shuttleworth, who has funded the popular Linux company out of his own pocket since its founding in October 2004, said that while a final decision has not been made, “He’s seriously thinking about taking Canonical public.”

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