[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!!!

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Wed Oct 21 19:08:52 BST 2009

Paul Sutton wrote:
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> Linux got a mention on the lunch time news,  well it showed tux, and the
> google and apple logos, as alternatives,  but didn't say much about em
well it is Microsoft's big day (well it is tomorrow, they seem to have 
jumped the gun slightly) so it is natural they are talking about it. We 
too are celebrating the launch of Windows 7 with a special upgrade 
promotion. http://www.theopenlearningcentre.com/windows-7-upgrade-promotion
Next week with the launch of Karmic Koala is the time to talk about 
Linux, hopefully the BBC will join in the conversation.

> regarding product placement you notice how you see more macs on TV
> programmes, these days,
also go to any conference on anything. Look at the percentage of Macs in 
the audience, look at the percentage of laptops that get put on the 
podium that are Macs. It is going up. Linux is too, but Macs are more 
> Paul
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