ANNOUNCING : Ebuntu , Enlightenment 0.17 + Ubuntu

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Tue Jun 6 09:52:37 UTC 2006

On Tue, 6 Jun 2006 02:50:47 +0200
Alan McKinnon <alan at> wrote:

> > Where will this madness end?
> As soon as someone realizes that there's so many derivatives that what 
> Ubuntu itself is gets lost. So to fix that we rename it to Gnubuntu. 
> But nobody can actually pronounce that so it gets contracted to 
> Gubuntu which conflicts with Google's version which should actually 
> be called Goobuntu....
> This is getting as bad as less/more/most and cat/dog :-)

The *generic* distro  name, in the best UNIX tradition, should surely be




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