Censorship and old less

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Nov 8 13:45:42 UTC 2018


On Thu, 2018-11-08 at 08:09 -0500, Ken D'Ambrosio wrote:
> Heh.  Your and my starts with Linux seem to parallel each other
> rather nicely -- nothing beat downloading those zillions of Slackware
> floppies one at at time.  However, I'm a-gonna put my nitpick hat on:
> there was no 6.04 Ubuntu.  That was the time that Shuttleworth
> delayed release by two months for bug squashing; Dapper Drake was
> 6.06, and my first release as well.

You inspired me to visit the Vault and drag out the first Ubuntu disks
I ever installed from. Two *real* Ubuntu CDs, obtained from Canonical
and given to me by the guy who first introduced me to Ubuntu. It turns
out my memory was even more wrong than we thought - they are marked
"Version 5.10 for your PC".

I distinctly recall Dapper Drake though (well the name, anyway), so I'm
guessing it was my first upgrade.

Regards, K.

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