11th July 2019

Ubuntu Mirror now in Rwanda


Here are few questions you might want to ask about the 'Ubuntu Mirror' platform
1. What is Linux?
Linux is a free and open-source software operating systems based on the Linux kernel, and free of viruses.
2. What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is an operating system, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu (literally, "human-ness"), which often is
translated as "humanity towards others" or "the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity".
3. What is Ubuntu Mirror?
Ubuntu mirror is the Ubuntu server that is built to help the Ubuntu community users to download and update the Ubuntu packages as fast as possible.
4. When was 'Ubuntu Mirror' introduced in Rwanda
The Ubuntu Mirror was introduced in Rwanda on 13th March 2019.
5. Why is RICTA encouraging Rwandans to use Ubuntu Mirror?
RICTA is encouraging Rwandans to use the Ubuntu mirror as downloading from a local server (Ubuntu Mirror) provides unmatchable latency, reliability and speed.