[xubuntu-users] how do you pronounce xubuntu?

Joe Gain joe.gain at gmail.com
Sun May 3 17:23:25 BST 2009


David M Lemcoe Jr. wrote:
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> Andrew Barnett wrote:
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>> I've been pronouncing it as ZooBuntu.
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>> At least I don't pronounce it like Paul Thurrott from Windows Weekly
>> with Leo Laporte, he pronounced it X-buntu
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>> My 2c for the day.
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>> Cheers,
>> Andrew
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>>> Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] how do you pronounce xubuntu?
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>>> I prefer ZooBuntu.
>>> On Sun, 15 Feb 2009 14:51:37 +0100
>>> Marko Oreskovic <markoresko at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>> Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
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>>>>> Matthew Young wrote:
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>>>>>> how do you pronounce xubuntu?
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>>>>>>             
>>>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=387144
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>>>>> The *ksu-buntu* version suits my mouth best. I totally think that
>>>>> ..
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like people to use the *ksu-buntu* or *zoo-buntu* forms.
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>>>> Hah, I always used ksu-buntu, at least on local-level :)
>>>>
>>>> If it is English default zoo-buntu,
>>>> that`s ok with me :)
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> I say ZooBuntu. And NOT ooo-bun-two. I saw YOU-BOON-two.
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Well, I say "zoo-buntu" too, because it's easy and seems logical- as in 
Xavier, Xylophone, etc.
On the other hand, it is based on Xfce, in which case, it would make 
sense to ks...?
Where are all the ex- related jokes? It's the x-factor, you know... 
[grins embarrassedly].



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