Re: [linux-audio-user] "Multimedia Ubuntu"

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 20:31:49 EET

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@email-addr-hidden
> 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?

Received on Sat Mar 18 00:15:12 2006

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