You lost a new Ubuntu user

Chris chris062689 at
Sun Dec 28 08:03:39 UTC 2008

Remember the free ship-it program though!
(It takes forever to get my CDs though, and I'm in FL!)
I don't think they ship outside the US though...

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Chris Cheney <ccheney at> wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-12-27 at 16:47 +0000, richard wrote:
> <-snip->
> > He knows that if he buys a copy of windows 1 CD maybe 2
> <-snip->
> Windows is a DVD now
> MacOS is a DVD as well
> Perhaps its time to move the default Ubuntu release to a DVD also. ;-)
> If I remember correctly the main reason it hasn't been so far is due to
> distribution issues as a DVD is 4.5GiB vs 700MiB for a CD. Thus it would
> take a very long time to download for a large percentage of the world.
> Although perhaps this is not as big an issue since many places have a
> bandwidth cap as well so people wouldn't be downloading the image in the
> first place?
> Chris
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