[Lubuntu-comms] Munich distributes Linux CDs to get people to ditch Windows XP
phillw at vpolink.com
Sun Sep 15 15:47:45 UTC 2013
I've had a look at a couple sites and
http://www.duplicationcentre.co.uk/prices.html seems to be the lowest cost
On 15 September 2013 16:40, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> Resending this as I just clicked reply and by default doing that the
> mail gets sent to the original poster rather than the list
> It would be really handy to be able to get some Lubuntu pressed cd's
> cheaply, I know canonical sell 5 ubunty cd's for £5 but I can buy a 50
> blank dvd's for that, it would be nice to be able to simply buy say 25
> properly pressed cd's for a reasonable price, proper printed cd's etc.,
> Ideally in the UK.
> Maybe for Lubuntu 13.10 this could be possible. ?
> Would be ideal for events etc, it would also look professional,
> On 14/09/13 20:49, Jackson Doak wrote:
> > I personally think canonical are doing the wrong thing, especially
> > since lubuntu would work on macs too. I don't think i've every seen
> > ubuntu working well on an old PC.
> > On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 9:18 PM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>
> >> Hi everybody!
> >> The original suggestion was to use Lubuntu, which suits very well for
> >> ageing Windows XP computers and their users. But Canonical staff decided
> >> to supply Ubuntu instead. I think the reason is that there is no LTS
> >> version of Lubuntu, and nine months is way too short life-time for the
> >> München project.
> >> Unfortunately standard Ubuntu has too big foot-print for many of the
> >> ageing XP computers. If Precise Gnome Classic Tweaks had been delivered
> >> (as a tweaked respin), the chance of success would have been much
> >> greater (it allows switching between a good desktop environment for old
> >> computers and the modern Unity for newer computers).
> >> The One Button Installer is made for similar situations, to replace
> >> Windows XP, but there is an important difference. It is intended for USB
> >> pendrives, and cannot be mass-distributed as boot CDs. A user should
> >> download the image file and flash it to a pendrive, which can be used by
> >> several people in the neighbourhood. Precise Gnome Classic Tweaks as
> >> well as Lubuntu and several other versions, flavours and respins of
> >> Ubuntu are available as tarballs (compressed tar files).
> >> See this thread in the Ubuntu Forums and a direct link to a recent post
> >> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2157233
> >> Best regards
> >> Nio
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