Kubuntu future and the name itself

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 17:43:01 UTC 2012


On 11/04/12 19:34, Jim MacLeod wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 Apr 2012 11:53:41 O. Sinclair wrote:
>> It seems exciting times are coming to Kubuntu as from release 12.10
>> there will be a new corporate sponsor, namely Blue Systems. This was on
>> Planet KDE, written by Jonathan Riddell:
>>
>> http://blogs.kde.org/node/4565
>>
>> In an earlier posting Jonathan mentioned the thought of changing name of
>> the distro since it will not be as tied up to Ubuntu as before.
>>
>> I kind of support that - where as Ubuntu is a word in a language and has
>> a meaning, Kubuntu (and Xubuntu, Lubuntu et al) does not in themselves
>> mean anything. Think Linux Mint rather, still ubuntu based but with a
>> name that actually sort of means something.
>>
>> I am not sure if Jonathan was serious or just going wild that day but I
>> think it is not a bad idea. What does the list think?
>>
> Blue Linux ..  Bluebuntu .. Blue-KDE ?
>

I was in on the lines of Star OS, Star Linux, Stellar OS, Stellar Linux 
- something like that. Nice, strong and shiny so to speak. If Kubuntu is 
a registered name then I am pretty sure so is KDE ;-)



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