South African Mark Shuttleworth underwent training at the Cosmonauts Training Centre in Russia. Shuttleworth created Ubuntu, an open-source Linux operating system that helps connect everything from drones to thermostats to the internet. Photo: AP

How spaceman Shuttleworth made a fortune with Ubuntu software

Cape Town native Mark Shuttleworth created Ubuntu – an open-source Linux operating system that helps connect everything from drones to thermostats to the internet – and made a fortune from it

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South African Mark Shuttleworth underwent training at the Cosmonauts Training Centre in Russia. Shuttleworth created Ubuntu, an open-source Linux operating system that helps connect everything from drones to thermostats to the internet. Photo: AP
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