unity users idea

Gabriel Wollenburg urmom111 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 00:50:32 UTC 2011

Great idea, Shaun.
Be sure to let us know on this list when your website is set up, so we
can check it out.


On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Shaun Jones <mister.s.jones at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anthony had suggested I cross post this here from my google+ post so here
> goes,
> I think I have an idea and am putting some things together for it. I have
> grown sick and tired of the Unity bashing on the Ubuntu mailing list.
> Everyday there is long winded and ignorant threads bashing Unity. Now I am
> all for difference of opinion and everyone is entitled to theirs, but when
> your mindless dribble overtakes the actual content of the list and ruins it
> for those just looking for help or guidance. It is no longer of use to
> anyone. The moderators, whoever they may be seem less than eager to do
> anything about it.
> So I came up with this idea I am gonna start a new website I believe I will
> call it unityusers.org along with a google group list. Where discussion of
> Unity, questions and concerns and tips and tricks, can be discussed in a
> positive way without all the idiotic comments. I for one enjoy Unity and see
> no reason why those of us who do enjoy Unity should not have a place where
> we can discuss Unity in a environment that is both positive and helpful.
> Over the past couple of years I have gotten very upset with the mood around
> Linux and alot of the distros and the mailing lists, IRC channels and the
> like. It seems to be more negative than ever before. This has bothered me to
> no end even to the point where I was contemplating just going back to
> Windows and leaving it all behind me. I have used Linux and various distros
> for years now, and when I started using Linux it was the community that kept
> me coming back for more. No matter how many times I had to reinstall things
> or break things or whatever mishaps came my way. I knew in an IRC channel
> out there or mailing list people were willing to help. Many many late nights
> on IRC getting help from all sorts of people.
> Well I wish to create just this sort of environment for people who use
> Unity. Perhaps you will agree as well and wish to come be a part of it.
> P.S. I do have a Unity circle setup and if you would like to be in it please
> comment here and I will ad you. And if you have a Unity circle please add me
> as well.
> The actual unity users group I actually setup late last night you can check
> it out here https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/unity-users
>  The website is under construction right now but hopefully will be up and
> running full force very soon.
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Gabriel D. W. Wollenburg
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