[ubuntu-uk] ubuntu sophisticated

Toby Smithe toby.smithe at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 21:15:19 GMT 2007


I hasten to point out that freeware is not free software; in any way.
Free software is a system of morals and ethics which somehow results in
much of the software involved being free - as in price - to use.
Freeware only implies the latter, and implies not the former.


On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 18:23 +0000, Robin Menneer wrote:
> Caroline
> Suse has been around much longer than ubuntu and is a version of
> linux, based on KDE (now owned by Novell).  Tiger is the current
> operating system of Apple Mac computers, based on Unix.  Apple Mac is
> an alternative world with many different ways of doing the same thing
> which is very confusing to the beginner.  I have an ancient PC laptop
> running ubuntu and a Mac mini.  Most of my work is done on Neooffice
> (Apple Mac) and Open Office (Ubuntu), and they are near enouigh the
> same freeware so no confusion arises.
> Robin
> 
> On 1/5/07, Caroline Ford <caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On 04/01/07, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> >
> > > You did well to stay away from windows. I do not know what susi and
> > > tiger are though, sorry.
> >
> > Presume Suse, and Tiger is an old version on MacOS.
> >
> > Caroline (another one)
> >
> > --
> > ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> > https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> >
> 
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