Showcasing Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at
Fri May 12 13:31:56 BST 2006

On Friday 12 May 2006 21:37, James Purser <purserj at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 21:32 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Sridhar Dhanapalan">
> >
> > > At CeBIT, we were able to tell people that they are able to do it all
> > > on their current machines, and that it'll arrive much sooner than
> > > Vista.
> >
> > That's not entirely true. There are a whole bunch of annoying hardware
> > restrictions - don't let people get the impression it'll run on anything!
> We didn't. We introduced it as a next generation technology, still in
> development. The fact that it did run on such lowly hardware was a plus
> though.

Bad wording on my part. I did mention to a few visitors that I know some 
people who are using it on their everyday desktops (which is true), but we 
were all careful to say that it was a technology demo of a next-generation 
desktop system, and not yet ready for production use. Nevertheless, they were 
very impressed.

Sridhar Dhanapalan  [Yama |]
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