[ubuntu-uk] Notebook Problems

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Wed Feb 20 15:58:04 GMT 2008

On 20/02/2008, parker13 <parker13 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Garry
> > >I find it curious that such loaded names: Satanic and Eternal Damnation
> > are used with the extremely user friendly term UBUNTU. How were they
> > thought
> > up? Makes Ubuntu sound like a student project.  Just a thought.
> Hi Caroline,
> Ubuntu Satanic Edition is tongue-in-cheek, really, and should not be taken
> too seriously. It started off because I thought that Ubuntu Christian
> Edition was a daft idea and I did a few wallpapers and it grew from there.
> It's now quite a comprehensive set of themes for people who like their
> desktops dark red/yellow/black instead of the standard brown. I take my
> inspiration from heavy rock music and album covers and quite a few people
> seem to like it.
> The ironic thing is that I kind of now see where the guys at Ubuntu
> Christian Edition are coming from and I get on with its creator, Jereme,
> quite well. Not everyone has the knowledge (or inclination) to customise
> their Linux system and if we spread the word to a wider audience then
> that's
> great.
> Hi Garry,

I find your reply really interesting- and I really think that Ubuntu is
something special and it is great that customising is so important to you
all- but was it the Christians who thought up using the word Ubuntu?  I ask
because I noticed in the local church rag- they had a whole sermonette using
Ubuntu (the south african word) as the central idea.


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