Ubuntu and derivatives (Re: Ubuntu.com Download Page)

Allison Randal allison at ubuntu.com
Fri Jan 25 23:24:07 UTC 2013

On 01/25/2013 03:17 PM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Allison Randal <allison at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On 01/25/2013 02:38 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> Each flavor has a dedicated landing page: kubuntu.org, edubuntu.org,
>> xubuntu.org, ubuntustudio.org, mythbuntu.org, lubuntu.net. The one for
>> *U*buntu (with *U* for Unity  is ubuntu.com.
> By that flawed and short-sighted logic how do you explain Ubuntu with
> a G for GNOME up until a couple of years ago?

That was meant to be "*U* for Unity ;)", but the winky got lost when I
had to manually retrieve/resend the message. (Mailman isn't as smart as
Launchpad about figuring out messages sent from one of many different

The fact is, "Ubuntu" is the name of two distinct things: a project
encompassing many flavors, and one of those flavors. Recognizing which
one you're talking about at any given moment helps immensely.


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