[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu CNR deal

Robin Menneer robinmenneer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 16:11:16 GMT 2007

On 2/9/07, Philip Wyett <philip.wyett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been reading about the Ubuntu / Linspire CNR deal and I have
> some serious reservations about it.
> Will CNR be part of a default desktop installation?
> If yes, I will have to seriously consider abandoning Ubuntu.
> Why?
> Ubuntu - Linux for human beings and not Linux to confuse the crap out of
> folks
> with more software installation methods than you can shake a stick at.
> Other
> vendors have it right on this with many other software companies ... Here
> is the way
> you do it - The one way. How can anything be for human beings when you
> can get "I installed this via this and this via that and now I have an
> issue" - It
> will cause so many problems for both users and add a large overhead to the
> developers.
> Simplicity, stability and consistency is paramount I feel for the basic
> and new user.
> Forget people like us who are experienced in systems and IT generally

Wonderfully put.  Someone should take a note of this - it's so right.

CNR maybe yes, but in MOTU as a user installable app and not in the core of
> the OS!
> Regards
> Phil
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