[LINK] IBM gets hip with 'cool' Ubuntu PC deal
peter at ratbags.com
Thu Aug 7 12:48:38 EST 2008
> On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 09:17 +1000, Peter Bowditch wrote:
> > > Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial sponsor, has agreed to re-distribute
> > > IBM's Lotus Symphony productivity suite with its public Linux
> > > repositories.
> > To anybody who has had the misfortune to try Symphony that would
> > that potential Linux users shop somewhere else.
> Because you consider one package in the entire multi-gigabyte range of
> Ubunto distros to be inferior, you think people should avoid Ubuntu?
No, I was saying that Symphony is useless so highlighting its inclusion
would arouse suspicion in anyone who knew Symphony but didn't know Ubuntu.
Would you buy a car if the advertising talked about the 17 airbags but you
knew that 14 of them required manual inflation with a hand pump?
The version of Ubuntu on the machine back in my office in Sydney is 8.0.4.
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