[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu spotting
jgrabham at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 29 20:07:29 GMT 2008
Haha, I generally do cracking on my lappy which runs Arch...
(But I dont generally crack banks... a bit out of my league... Im justa
little script kiddie... Ill still pwn noobs cos Im 1337 tho)
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Andrew Barber <andrew.alex.barber at gmail.com>
> On 27 Feb 2008, at 12:08, "Kris Marsh" <moogman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 6:53 PM, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> >> I'm thinking about starting a new sport called Ubuntu Spotting.
> >> Using your
> >> keen eye, look out for indications of Ubuntu use in every day life.
> >> Points
> >> are awarded for spotting:-
> >> * Machines running Ubuntu
> >> * Articles about Ubuntu in mainstream press
> >> * Official Ubuntu "shipit" CDs
> >> * Overhearing people talking about Ubuntu
> >> * Spotting references to Ubuntu on other peoples computers
> >> * (suggestions?)
> >> Of course points can only be awarded if you happened upon these
> >> things, and
> >> not if you personally influenced their use or placement. I guess
> >> many of us
> >> play this game subconciously really, but I think we should be more
> >> active in
> >> this sport, and promote its play.
> >> I had one of these today..
> >> I got called into a workshop style meeting at $work where a
> >> representative
> >> from $large_software_vendor came in to talk about their
> >> $fantastic_product.
> >> He put up his laptop PC on the projector and in amongst the mess of
> >> icons on
> >> his Windows XP desktop I spotted an Ubuntu ISO image.
> >> Probably not worth many points in this game, but still, a spot is a
> >> spot!
> >> "Have you spotted today?"
> >> Cheers,
> >> Al.
> >> --
> >> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> >> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> >> https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> > Around a year ago I was having my hair cut, the barber and another guy
> > were talking about "this thing called Ubuntu - apparently it's like
> > Windows but better". Made my day to hear it :-)
> > How about putting your old/used/spare ShipIt CDs in interestingly
> > amusing places?
> > Kris
> I was once sat in the solid rock cafe while skiving off university
> when I overheard two lads talking about ubuntu. "its pure good, its
> what all the hackers use to break into banks and stuff". I promptly
> looked over and he had his laptop out with a terminal open.
> We ended up talking and sorting out his definition of "hackers". Hehe
> I have also seen it being used on the computers in "lynx computing", a
> small pc shop in Glasgow.
> Many people in uni have also tried ubuntu out along with a few members
> at my workplace (apple).
> Its definetly spreading!
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Mr JE Grabham
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