Why are you working on Ubuntu?

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One of my goals of UDS was to do a little survey on the floor to get a feel for why participants were contributing to Ubuntu and how they see the reason for doing all this work. I set out a simple 5 questions and asked attendees one after another and recorded them on my phone. The Data Source was then compiled into the following statistics.

What is your role in Ubuntu?

developer: 33
manager: 7
design: 6
marketing: 4
quality assurance: 4

Why do you work on Ubuntu?

It’s my job: 15
Enjoyment: 7
Free software: 6
Interesting: 6
For myself: 4
Best software: 4

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