[ubuntu-in] Canonical only to send free cd's to developers

Easwar Hariharan meindian523 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 05:12:41 GMT 2009

On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan <
ashutoshrishi92 at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.workswithu.com/2009/11/18/who-deserves-free-ubuntu-cds-more/
> This will make it harder for many people to get ubuntu. I have seen so many
> people who wouldn't download anything more than a 100MB because of money or
> speed. But from the beginning I did think that giving free CDs was
> outrageous!
> What could be the alternatives?
> Could we make ubuntu CDs together with printed CD covers (we could make a
> custom Ubuntu india CD cover)?
> The cost would vary accourding to the resources we could use: a CD is for
> Rs12 approx, and printing can be done from a shop or with a printer. These
> CDs could be distributed to local bookstores and shop. We could divide the
> management of this distrubution according to the area we live in.

10 bucks a MoserBaer CD.

> I think I remember reading that we could definitely sell custom Ubuntu CDs
> ( I don't think I remember correctly, please confirm). But if we could, we
> could use it wisely. I vote for non-profit.
GPL allows, dunno 'bout Ubuntu.

> The difficult part would be making the shops agree.
> The other project we could undertake is either ( somehow ) getting a shipit
> like program within India itself. I don't know how will that be made
> possible. I am still to even get my own bank account. But just suggesting.
> PS: It was my small time dream that I would earn a lot, and help in
> advertising Ubuntu.
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