[lug] Ubuntu

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 18:00:39 MDT 2006

On 6/9/06, Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 15:17 -0600, eric Hansin wrote:
> > Just wanted to thank Joe for the demonstration on Ubuntu.  I went home and
> > plugged in the CD in Live mode and even installed some packages to the RAM
> > disk.  Looked pretty good so far; I'll give it another whirl this weekend.
> >
> > I happened to come across this article that seems to answer the "how do you
> > pronounce Xubuntu" question straight from the horse's mouth:
> >
> > Mark Shuttleworth: ...And Im also running Xubuntu [ZOO-boon-too], which
> > is an xfce-based environment, but only on a specialist computer where it
> > particularly suits the hardware and the application that I have there...
> Just a strange comment on Ubuntu.  What is this thing people have about
> renaming it?
> We don't call RedHat/Fedora "KredHat" or "XedHat" just because we run
> KDE or XFCE on it...
> Heh.

Yeah, but many people call it Dead Rat <grin>.

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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