[Start Lubuntu] Road Map/Master Plan - version 1.0
Kjetil brinchmann Halvorsen
kjetil1001 at gmail.com
Wed May 1 17:57:19 UTC 2013
On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Fernando Botelho
<fernando.botelho at f123.org> wrote:
> Hi, I am interested if we can be a bit more ambitious about it.
> For example, if we keep using the word Linux in our communication, we will
> keep scaring away the same 90 to 95% of potential users; the non-technical
> We should use Lubuntu or Ubuntu or some other catchy brand that mentions
> nothing about Linux.
> Google avoids the word Linux in both Android and its Chrome laptops and they
> have a few million times the resources we have. So if they cannot make the
> brand Linux sound user friendly, I do not think we should waste time and
> energy trying to do so. After all, we are trying to get people some fredom,
> not compete with the power of mass media head-on.
On my daughters machines, they have Linux (Lubuntu) and windows(7), as
dual boot. They use linux ALMOST ALL THE TIME.
Why? I dont force them (it wouldnt work!) They say it is , because,
LINUX IS SIMPLER TO USE.
> Just a suggestion,
> On 04/29/2013 11:54 AM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
>> I thought everyone would be interested but I must say, I'm so surprised
>> that only few are interested.
>> Anyway, I have updated this page:
>> Added Phase 6
>> and List of members.
>> Phase 6 will explain how this project is important and it is not only for
>> Lubuntu, it is for the whole family of Ubuntu :)
>> After all, if Windows XP Users won't like Lubuntu, there are Ubuntu,
>> Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Studio, Edubuntu, and if someone is
>> Chines, there is: UbuntuKylin :)
>> Everything is explained here:
>> The banner at the top is a summary of what is this all about.
>> Again, Phase 6 of this project is discussing the need to use the whole
>> of Ubuntu Official Variants.
>> Why then I did start or pick Lubuntu? because I think most or at least 40%
>> of Windows XP Users have old machines. Perhaps even more than 40% of them
>> because usually, modern machines are shipped with Windows 7 and/or Windows
>> 8 :)
>> Thank you!
>> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 5:10 AM, Ali Linx (amjjawad)
>> <amjjawad at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> As promised, I'm just done from setting up a Wiki Page for our huge
>>> project and great challenge:
>>> I was waiting for 13.04 to be released.
>>> Now, the successful 13.04 has been released, I'm glad to announce that
>>> 100% up, running and ready for this.
>>> Your are more than welcome to join!
>>> Must head to bed, it is 5:10am here :D
>>> Thank you!
>>> *Best Regards,
>>> amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad/>*
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