embedded ubuntu?

Anderson Lizardo andersonlizardo at yahoo.com.br
Tue Jul 18 01:06:51 BST 2006

Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> How about
>   EmbUbuntu
> ?  It kind of rolls off the tongue.  Lots shorter than
> EmbeddedUbuntu.

Or, even shorter, Embuntu? Interesting enough, searching in Google for
this last name returned a discussion from the forums [1] about the
EmbeddedUbuntu name ;)

> (microubuntu is taken already, in a very minimal way: somebody
> proposed it as the least common denominator between ubuntu, kubuntu,
> and xubuntu.

I thought this was the purpose of the "ubuntu-minimal/standard"
> We'd better make sure it doesn't mean "enough used motor oil for
> everybody" in
> swahili first, though...

Heh ;) OTOH Embuntu seems to mean, according to one of the three
occurrences of the name on Google, "... a versatile drum of varying
sizes played for many occasions". We need to verify with someone who
understands the language, though. Maybe it's not a bad option after all

[1] http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=135652

Anderson Lizardo

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