[Bug 68424] Linux pronunciation guide is wrong.

Dave Brady matter.grey at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 17:10:16 UTC 2006


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: yelp

ISSUE:

In the About Ubuntu help section, if you click on "What is Linux?", you
get a page that has a pronunciation guide for "linux".  Quoth the
article:

The Linux kernel, pronounced 'lee-nucks' is the...

This is just hideously wrong.  I've heard one person in my entire life
pronounce Linux in this way, and it sounded ridiculous.  Here's a video
of Linux Torvalds, telling you how to pronounce it.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1061159908534146317&q=Linus+Torvalds

REPRODUCING THE ERROR:

Click System->About Ubuntu
Click What is Linux? on the left.

** Affects: yelp (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Unconfirmed

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Linux pronunciation guide is wrong.
https://launchpad.net/bugs/68424




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