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  1. David Gerard said,

    October 10, 2008 at 5:41 am

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    Wikimedia’s Linux server structure will move entirely to Ubuntu (from the current hodgepodge of Ubuntu and various versions of Fedora and Red Hat) for the sake of sysadmin sanity, but there are still a few back-end storage servers that will continue to run OpenSolaris.

    We consider it very important to keep an entirely free stack so people can duplicate our use of the free content freely.

    (There was a bit of Java, most prominently the Cortado Vorbis/Theora player expecting Java in browsers, before Java was entirely free software, but Sun has followed through nicely on this. It’s all good!)

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