[linux-audio-user] "Multimedia Ubuntu"

Dana Olson dana at ubuntustudio.com
Fri Mar 17 13:39:02 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 13:31 -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 13:22 -0500, Dana Olson wrote:
> > Just as an FYI to those of you who might be interested in this...
> > 
> > I have it on good authority that Mark Shuttleworth has been working
> > towards hosting a multimedia-oriented derivative of Ubuntu, set for
> > Dapper+1 release time.
> > 
> > I should know more on Monday, after his conference call.
> > 
> > My own speculation is that it will be called "Mubuntu" given this:
> > 
> >  Domain name: MUBUNTU.COM
> > 
> >  Administrative Contact:
> >     Troup, James  hostmaster at canonical.com
> > 
> > Dana
> Arrrgh.... why?  Why not just make regular Ubuntu usable for multimedia?
> This fragmentation is idiotic and will destroy Linux.  Linux as an audio
> platform will be a joke as long as a customized distro is required to
> use it.
> OSX and Windows don't need a "Multimedia edition" why should Linux?
> Lee

Yes, I agree. And we should get rid of Kubuntu as well. And Xubuntu.
That's just silly.

Regardless, I am not involved with this project at all. So, direct your
concerns to Mark. He has listened to me to some degree, otherwise we
wouldn't even be seeing such a thing.

I am just the messanger.

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