Re: Ubuntu in the news: "Cosmonaut takes on Windows’ global reach "

Corey Burger corey.burger at
Mon Jan 23 07:32:35 GMT 2006

On 1/22/06, Senectus . <senectus at> wrote:
> On 1/23/06, Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at> wrote:
> > A couple of interesting quotes (facts?)  in there:
> >
> > "Estimates put the number of computers running Ubuntu at up to
> > 6-million and doubling every eight months."
> LOL, I love statistics ;-)
> > "Google has developed its own version of Ubuntu, called Goobuntu.
> > Shuttleworth says he is in talks with the city of Munich about
> > creating an edition for them."
> Now _those_ are interesting little bombshells..
> If Google were to make a desktop distro I would have to be a debian
> based distro for sure... _if_..
> The Munich thing is very interesting, I had though they were one-eyed
> SuSE, and I've begun hearing rumours that the big Munich switch isn't
> going as well as originally planed (not failing but not on schedule)
> Any chance the SABDFL might expand on this a bit? :-)

Nah, Munich is all debian. Likely due to Novell buying SuSE.


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