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

74yrs old withblessings at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 10:10:01 GMT 2009


very good idea. whether exchange can be done by ordinary Post?
-sriranga(77yrsold)

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Jkhatri <khatri.jatin at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 12/05/2009 09:04 PM, Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan 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.
>
> 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.
>
> 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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> Can we arrange something like Free Media programs like fedora does ( I'm
> distributing Fedora and ubuntu   at no charges,  just one need to carry
> blank CD/DVD and exchange with Fedora/Ubuntu ) just like barter system.
>
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