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Amazon EC2 Console Adds Official Ubuntu Support

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Mark Shuttleworth’s eagerness to declare victory over RHEL notwithstanding, it’s clear that Ubuntu still has a lot of growing to do in the server room. But it came one step closer to becoming a leader on that front recently with the introduction of official Ubuntu cloud images to Amazon’s EC2 interface. Here are the details, and what they say about where Ubuntu may be headed in the cloud. First, though, let’s note the sobering facts. As the results of Canonical’s most recent survey of Ubuntu Server users demonstrated last month, Ubuntu does not yet have the footho (IT news)