[ubuntu-marketing] Introducing a community based PC vendor.
hubuntu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 12:57:41 GMT 2008
honestly Ubuntu is different because of 2 things:
1. It's community (Who ROCKS!)
2. Its aim on been viable (which means also commercially)
Buntfu has both and although I may not use it, I think it is a great
way to contribute to the ubuntu enviroment.
Keep up your work!
On 3/13/08, Catharina Bethlehem <cath at freelancenetwerk.nl> wrote:
> Hi Ronnie,
> I think it is a great idea and wish you all the best with it. I know how
> you feel; we also get sometimes negative feedback on "making money from
> Ubuntu". But most people see it as a positive thing that pre-installed
> Ubuntu systems are available at the market. And as long as you go by the
> rules, you should not be bothered about some negative feedback. You
> can't make everyone happy :-)
> Well I thumbed up your site on Stumble Upon, so go for it..
> support at buntfu.com schreef:
> > Buntfu is a Siswati expression, a word that encompasses a lot of meanings.
> > There is love in there, there is trust, and there are feelings. Buntfu is
> > a word that describes being human – how you relate to your neighbor, how
> > you relate to the person sitting next to you, how you feel for that
> > person.
> > We felt this name should be everyones approach when setting up a computer
> > running GNU/Linux and selling it here. As a buyer if this idea is followed
> > by a seller you should feel confident that you will be getting their very
> > best work.
> > Buntfu.com is a community based computer vendor. Our definition of that
> > means:
> > 1. Anyone can list their inventory of GNU/Linux based computers on our
> > auction style store.
> > 2. Everyones system listed is preconfigured with a complete GNU/Linux
> > desktop or server OS.
> > 3. Placing and fulfilling custom order systems can be achieved using the
> > wanted area of our site.
> > 4. Together we can provide support for and find help through our community
> > based support forums.
> > 5. Our advertising, popularity and success depends on all of us, our
> > support and the systems we offer.
> > Buntfu will always be free of charge. You do not pay any site fees or
> > closing cost fees to buy or sell your GNU/Linux based computer. You can
> > use and share information on our forums with or without registering to
> > Buntfu.
> > Our preferred GNU/Linux distribution is Ubuntu and its family, primarily
> > for ease of use, most free support, large community, OS recognition and
> > frequent updates.
> > http://www.buntfu.com
> > This email is only meant to be informative to those interested in such a
> > service... There will not be anymore email sent about this site in a
> > promotional manner.
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