[Lubuntu-comms] Munich distributes Linux CDs to get people to ditch Windows XP
神癒礁湖 (Rafael Laguna)
rafaellaguna at ubuntu.com
Sun Sep 15 19:17:13 UTC 2013
I must advice again. You should ask Canonical first about distribution of
ANY of their trademarks (yes, they all are registered). We tried with
something more "innocent", like t-shirts, and it's not possible right now.
There's a website that sells Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Lubuntu CDs (nine pounds)
and it's illegal. Look at these policies:
Lubuntu Artwork Team
2013/9/15 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>
> I agree :-)
> It's a good idea to make some Lubuntu install CDs to distribute for a
> reasonable price. By the way, is it too expensive to send CDs world-wide?
> It might also be a good idea to offer 'One Button Installer USB
> pendrives' filled with some suitable Lubuntu and maybe other Ubuntu
> based tarballs, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. A 16GB pendrive has space enough for
> all tarballs of the OBI (today). Future tarballs may be tweaked for
> national markets (OEM install with the proper language etc).
> Best regards
> On 2013-09-15 17:40, Paul Sutton 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,
> > Paul
> > 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
> >>> 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
> >>> 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
> >>> 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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