Ubuntu - a Walk in the Park (was Problems after using UBUNTU for about 13 Days...)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Wed Sep 29 21:13:50 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 10:56:04AM +0100, Benjamin Edwards wrote:

> I think one of the keys to this is good on-line authoring tools.  Wiki is
> great but lacks structure/has the topology of assembly language.  I have
> been working for a while on structured CMS solutions and think this is the
> way to go.  What I would like to see is stuff like a FAQ module written
> for something like zoops, myphpwebsite or the cms used for Ubuntu.  

The Ubuntu website uses plone, which already includes a FAQ module.

> I recently had what could only be described as an argument with someone on
> a Linux list.  There comment 'Linux is not meant to be a walk in the park'
> sums up the attitude of a lot of the Linux community.  I muted that 'Walk
> in the Park' was a good name for a distribution and they thought this was
> a very bad idea.  In fact  it seems Ubuntu is becoming the 'Walk in the
> Park' distribution ;).

Yes, as embodied by its name and philosophy, Ubuntu is intended for
everyone.  That includes those who are inexperienced with Linux.

 - mdz

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